Francis Simui
Championing inclusive education for all
University of Manchester
  • Francis is a highly energetic and innovative education expert.
  • He has worked as a Teacher Educator at Mufulira Professional College.
  • Francis has also worked as a civil society actor in the NGO sector at Zambia National Education Coalition.
  • During his time studying in the UK, Francis was a volunteer at the Enabling Education Network UK.
  • He currently works as a Researcher/Lecturer at University of Zambia.
  • Francis has published a book entitled ‘Preparing Teachers for Inclusive Education’, which draws on his experience of the UK education system.
  • You can connect with Francis on Linkedin and Facebook.


Greatest achievement: 

Spearheading a ground breaking Open and Distance Learning policy at University of Zambia, taking leadership of the conceptualization, development and implementation processes.

Professional interests: 

Open and Distance Education, Inclusive Education

Current occupation: 
Lecturer in Inclusive Education / Special Education at University of Zambia