To be a National research and Training Centre in Special Needs Education and produce competent and qualified Special Education Teachers and other personnel who will be able to meet the various Special Education Needs at different levels in the society of Early Childhood Care Education and Development, Basic and High Schools.
To Empower Special Education Teachers, Parents, Community and other Professional with the knowledge skill and attitude change through training, workshops and meetings
In 1993, Diploma in Special Education was introduced and the programme was affiliated to the University of Zambia. ZAMISE trains teachers in Teaching of the Visually Impaired, the Hearing Impaired, the teaching of children with learning difficulties and Early Childhood Education for children with special educational needs. ZAMISE offers a two year full time diploma course in Special Education. The programme equips students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the needs, strengths and limitations of the children with Special Needs.