Prof Tsitsi Chataika
Prof Tsitsi Chataika is a Senior Lecturer in disability and inclusive education in the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Zimbabwe. She is a holder of a PhD in Education Studies (Sheffield University, UK), MA in Special Education Needs (University of Leeds, UK) and a B.Ed. in Special Needs (UZ). Her research interests allow her to understand how disability intersects with rights, policy, education, gender, religion, childhood studies, poverty, development and postcolonial theory. She is a proponent of inclusive development, universal design and universal design learning. She is involved in several high-level national and regional (Africa) inclusive education dialogues with implications for policy and practice. She has authored several journal articles, research reports, book chapters and policy briefs from an African perspective. Tsitsi has evaluated several inclusive education initiatives, with the view of establishing their impact in the provision of quality and equitable education. She is a board member of various reputable organisations namely CAMFED, Department of Educational Foundations (UZ), Centre for Rehabilitation Studies (Stellenbosch University, SA) and Jairos Jiri School of the Blind (Kadoma, Zimbabwe).