Enhancing Quality Training in  AICs Presented at the WOCATI Consultation in South Africa 4th –  8th July 2011 Rev. John Gi...
History of Standards for Quality  Assurance in Africa <ul><li>Early tertiary began by colonial masters in 1920s </li></ul>...
ACTEA Standards and Procedures for Accrediting Secondary Level .  <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching staff ...
Accreditation <ul><li>It is a process of self-study and external review to scrutinize institutions for quality standards a...
Quality Assurance <ul><li>It is a planned and systematic review process of an institution or programme to determine whethe...
Categories of Quality Assurance <ul><li>External quality assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Internal quality assurance </li></ul>
Quality Assurance and Standards in Kenya <ul><li>Is a function of the directorate of quality assurance and standards which...
Organization of African Instituted Churches <ul><li>The OAIC is an association of African Instituted Churches founded in C...
OAIC Cont. <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>The OAIC works to bring Africa Instituted Churches together in fellowship, an...
African Instituted Churches <ul><li>African Independent or Instituted churches are heterogeneous faith communities across ...
Historical Methods of Training in AIC <ul><li>Apprenticeship/mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Occasional meetings-cum-seminars...
OAIC & Theology Training <ul><li>Theological Education by Extension (TEE) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum model </li></ul><ul...
AIC Training Initiatives   <ul><li>Theological Education by Extension (TEE) </li></ul><ul><li>African Independent Pentecos...
Conclusion <ul><li>Quality training in AICs has roots from their foundations as observed in their historical methods. </li...
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Rev. John Gichimu - Enhancing Quality Training In Africa Interior Churches

  1. 1. Enhancing Quality Training in AICs Presented at the WOCATI Consultation in South Africa 4th – 8th July 2011 Rev. John Gichimu Co-odinator OAIC-PTMF
  2. 2. History of Standards for Quality Assurance in Africa <ul><li>Early tertiary began by colonial masters in 1920s </li></ul><ul><li>University affiliation to western universities </li></ul><ul><li>Post-independent governments stressed the need for quality education </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of accreditation institutions for quality carricula </li></ul><ul><li>Affiliation to chartered institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Set up of national quality assurance agencies </li></ul><ul><li>ACTEA set standards on theological education </li></ul>
  3. 3. ACTEA Standards and Procedures for Accrediting Secondary Level . <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching staff </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Educational programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul>
  4. 4. Accreditation <ul><li>It is a process of self-study and external review to scrutinize institutions for quality standards and improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>The Process usually includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Self-evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Site visit </li></ul>
  5. 5. Quality Assurance <ul><li>It is a planned and systematic review process of an institution or programme to determine whether or not acceptable standards of education, scholarship and infrastructure are being met, maintained and enhanced. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Categories of Quality Assurance <ul><li>External quality assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Internal quality assurance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quality Assurance and Standards in Kenya <ul><li>Is a function of the directorate of quality assurance and standards which is a professional arm of Ministry of Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Regular reporting to the Ministry of Education on quality education in the country </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring performance of institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure equitable distribution of tutors </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out regular quality assurance and standards assesment. </li></ul><ul><li>Advise provision of edequate facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure appropriate curriculum is operational </li></ul><ul><li>Administer co-curriculum activities to develop an all-round person </li></ul>
  8. 8. Organization of African Instituted Churches <ul><li>The OAIC is an association of African Instituted Churches founded in Cairo in 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>The people of God who are: </li></ul><ul><li>building on their African cultures and values </li></ul><ul><li>transformed by the Good News of Jesus Christ </li></ul><ul><li>blessed by the Spirit of God </li></ul><ul><li>so they can create an abundant life in community for their children and the world. </li></ul>
  9. 9. OAIC Cont. <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><li>The OAIC works to bring Africa Instituted Churches together in fellowship, and to equip and enable them to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ in word and deed. </li></ul>
  10. 10. African Instituted Churches <ul><li>African Independent or Instituted churches are heterogeneous faith communities across Sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Categories: </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalist, Ethiopian </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual, Aladura, Zionist, Roho (Akurinu) </li></ul><ul><li>African Pentecostal </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer and prophetic </li></ul>
  11. 11. Historical Methods of Training in AIC <ul><li>Apprenticeship/mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Occasional meetings-cum-seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Quality in AIC Training </li></ul><ul><li>Tutelage personality – Gamaliel </li></ul><ul><li>Practical experience – good performance of candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional? </li></ul>
  12. 12. OAIC & Theology Training <ul><li>Theological Education by Extension (TEE) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum model </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate theological education for AICs </li></ul><ul><li>Documenting AIC theologies </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum review </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditation </li></ul>
  13. 13. AIC Training Initiatives <ul><li>Theological Education by Extension (TEE) </li></ul><ul><li>African Independent Pentecostal Church of Africa (AIPCA) Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Good News Theological College & Seminary (GNTCS), Accra, Ghana </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>Quality training in AICs has roots from their foundations as observed in their historical methods. </li></ul><ul><li>OAIC continues to work with AICs to enhance quality at different levels. </li></ul><ul><li>At OAIC we cherish in sharing in ecumenical space of fellowship – learning from others as they learn from us. </li></ul>

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