diplôme en sciences physiques (UCLouvain), consultante internationale en éducation, directrice Investing in People (IIP) asbl,
Education (réformes des programmes éducatifs de sciences et de mathématiques, évaluation des apprentissages, politique publique, diversité dans les sciences, diplomatie scientifique; Afrique francophone (RD Congo), Haïti.

Trained as a physicist and author of school textbooks, Raïssa Malu is an international education consultant, Senior Referent for UNESCO's International Bureau of Education and promoter of Science and Technology Week in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

She is a member of the International Advisory Committee of the African Strategy for Fundamental and Applied Physics (ASFAP) initiative. She is regional editor for Central Africa of the "African Physics Newsletter" published by the American Physical Society (2023-2025). Raïssa Malu is also an Honorary Member of the Presidential Panel responsible for supporting the R. D. Congo's term at the head of the African Union, 2021-2022, in charge of issues relating to education, youth, science, technology and innovation.

Focusing mainly on French-speaking Africa and Haiti, her research interests include: teaching and learning of science and mathematics, assessment of learning, diversity in science, public policy and science diplomacy.

Key publications

Malu, R. (2023). Réforme de l’enseignement des sciences et des mathématiques en République Démocratique du Congo : Bilan et perspectives. Article soumis pour publication dans Les annales de l’Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outer-Mer de Belgique.

Jonnaert, Ph., Ndinga, P., Ettayebi, M. Barry, A., Rabinovitch, L. et Malu, R. (2021). Vers des curriculums endogènes en Afrique. La Recherche en Éducation, Revue de l'Association Francophone Internationale de la Recherche Scientifique en Éducation, 23.

Jonnaert, Ph., Depover, C., Malu, R. (2020). Curriculum et situations. De Boeck Université.

Malu, R. (2018). Deux approches innovantes en matière d’enseignement des sciences en République Démocratique du Congo : le PEQPESU et la SST. Les annales de l’Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outer-Mer de Belgique.

Jonnaert, Ph., Fall, O., Sampson, S., Malu, R., Antoun, Z., Rabinovitch, L., Sambote, J. (2018). A pre-validating process for new programs of study within the science subject area for the final cycle of basic education in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In-Progress Reflexion, 24, on Current and Critical Issue in Curriculum, Learning and Assessment. Bureau International de l’Éducation de l’UNESCO.