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FDC Priorities

FDC’s role and purpose is to provide a leadership role on campuses in the ongoing investigation of University-level teaching and faculty development practice. The office will do so by fostering quality Scholarship of teaching and learning and many other long and short-term approaches. The various programs inculcated in order to achieve the goals are as:

Trainings, Seminars and Workshops

  • To upgrade the knowledge and skills of faculty members in their field or line of work through participation in trainings, seminars and workshops.
  • To provide opportunities for faculty members to network with experts and their peers.
  • Support the faculty members in attending trainings, seminars and workshops.
  • The trainings, seminars, and workshops referred to in this program are those that lead to the transfer of academic or professional knowledge and skills to the participants.
  • The seminar, workshop or training must be directly in line with the faculty member’s area of development or line of work and should clearly lead to the upgrading of his/her knowledge or skills.
  • The faculty member shall submit a post-training report/summary of activities within the training session after returning from the training.
  • The application of training from FDC must be submitted to the VCA Office at least one week prior to the training/seminar/workshop for approval.