Gistered Muleya

Department of Language and Social Sciences Education
Associate Professor

Gistered Muleya is an Associate Professor of Civic Education at the University of Zambia and holds a Doctor of Education in Socio- Education with a focus in Civic and Citizenship Education, an MA in Education with a focus in Development Education and Education for Development an MA with specialisation in Religious Studies. Currently he is the Co- Principal Investigator on Strengthening of the School Based In-service Teacher Training Mentorship and Support Project involving Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya. His research interests include but not limited to Civic Education and Citizenship Education.

Additionally, Professor Muleya is involved in the teaching, supervising of research and examining doctoral/ masters’ theses. Currently, he is serving as Assistant Director in charge of Postgraduate Programmes at the Institute of Distance Education of the University of Zambia.


  • D.Ed. (South Africa),
  • MA. Dev.Ed. (Ireland),
  • MA. Res.Studies  (South Africa),
  • BA.Ed. (UNZA),
  • Dip.Ed. (UNZA)
  • Adv.Int.Dip-Child Rights, Classroom and School Management (Lund University- Sweden)
  • Adv.Int.Cert-Child Rights, Classroom and School Management (Lund University- Sweden)
  • Cert.-Transformative Pedagogy for Peace, Resilience & Preventing Violence through Education (International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa-UNESCO, Ethiopia)
Research Interests
  • Civic Education and Citizenship Education
  • Peace Education and Conflict Studies
  • Democratic and Governance Education
  • Development Education and Education for Development
  • Human Rights Education
  • Public Policy Education
  • Gender Education
  • Education Studies
  • Political Education
  • Teacher Education
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