Faculty
Development

Chip directs the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Daystar. CETL has six areas of responsibility, all relating to faculty support and development. These six are:

  • Orientation of new faculty to the educational philosophy and vision of Daystar University
  • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of faculty development programs
  • Development, promotion, and coordination of further education opportunities for Daystar faculty
  • Development, promotion, and coordination of faculty exchange programs with other Christian higher education institutions.
  • Establishing and developing a resource center for faculty
  • Publishing a faculty development newsletter

CETL conducts 40+ events yearly for Daystar faculty. These include workshops, reading groups, curriculum development groups, and retreats. Chip also supports other Christian higher education institutions by conducting workshops. He has facilitated such workshops in Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan (North & South), Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Zimbabwe, & South Africa.

Chip is also the chair of the Association for Faculty Enhancement in Learning and Teaching. AFELT is a regional professional association, serving the nations in East Africa. Its members are academic staff and other major players in higher education in the East Africa region. AFELT seeks to enhance the scholarship of teaching and learning and life-long learning for academic staff through collaboration with similar or complementary individuals and organizations.