Senior lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam School of Education

2017 PhD, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom 2009 M.A (ASP), University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 2007 B.Ed(PSY) 1st Class Honours, University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. 2002 Diploma in Education (Distinction), Korogwe Teachers College, Ta


2022    Manufacturing and commercialising of in expensive assistive technology tools and e-learning user interface for students with Hearing impairment in Tanzania

2021-2022  Participating in the study of school-based learning through

Play positive practices in Tanzania


2019- 2021      Implementation          Research on the Satellite and INSET Models for Improved Equitable Access and Quality Early Learning in Tanzania funded by UNICEF


1. Wakuru, M., Kisanga, S.E., Vuzo, M. (2022). Primary School Teachers’ Pedagogical Practices and Inclusive Education: A Case of Pupils with Moderate Deaf-blindness in Tanzania, Journal of Adult Education, 24, 183-207

2. Kisanga, S.E & Matiba, F.M. (2021). Coping strategies student-mothers employ in pursuing higher education studies in Tanzania: A qualitative study, Current psychology, DOI:

3.Matiba, F.M, & Kisanga, S.E, (2021).  Student-Mothers’ experience in Tanzania Higher Education Institutions: Motivational Factors and Challenges, Journal of Education Humanities and Sciences, 10(2),80-97

4.Kisanga, D. H & Kisanga, S. E. (2020). Access of assistive technology among students with visual impairment in higher education institutions in Tanzania: Challenges and coping mechanisms. University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal, 15 (2), 137-151.

5.Kisanga, S.E & Kisanga D. H. (2020).  The role of assistive technology devices in assisting the learning and participation of students with visual impairment in higher education institutions in Tanzania. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2020.1817989

6.Kisanga, S.E. (2020). Coping with educational barriers in Tanzanian inclusive education settings: evidence from students with sensory impairment. Current Psychology. DOI 10.1007/s12144-020-00977-w

7. Kisanga, S. E. (2019) ‘‘It is not our Fault. We are the Victims of the Education System’’: Assessment of the Accessibility of Examinations and Information for Students with Visual Impairment in Tanzania. The Journal of the International   Association of Special Education, 19(01), 15-26

8. Kisanga, S. E. (2019). Barriers to Learning faced by students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in higher education institutions in Tanzania. Paper in Education and development 37(2), 201 – 218.



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Professional Membership Boards: University of Dar es Salaam, Academic Staff Assembly (UDASA)


Important contribution: Convener- Development of UDSM Policy on Disability and Special Educational Needs


Awards Obtained: 2014   Common-wealth scholarship to undertake PhD studies at Nottingham Trent Universities, United Kingdom.