African Council For Accreditation and Accountability
Every member of AfCAA shall promote a learning environment where critical thinking and dialogue are encouraged and celebrated. Every member shall institute policies to promote knowledge management within the organization in order to keep abreast with best practice and technology upgrades for their area of focus. The organization shall strive for a better understanding of the social, economic, political and spiritual elements of its environment. Innovation, research and development shall be part of the organizational culture.
“For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it” (Eccl.7:12) and “For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge… For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful…” (II Peter.1:5-8)
Elaboration of Standard
1 The key components of an organization’s knowledge management plan shall include the following:
2 A member shall seek to apply the outcome of its knowledge management activities on innovation with a view to improve its competitiveness and service delivery.
A member shall have a system of disseminating information and its research findings in a timely manner to its staff, partners and the general public, in order to promote innovation and such appropriate action as each situation may require.
4 A member shall seek to remain relevant to its operational context by continuously investing in research and development. This shall include constantly updating its understanding of its political, economic, social, environmental, technological, and legal context.
5 A member shall have a system to encourage and reward innovation.
AfCAA was founded by a multi-disciplinary Steering Committee with representatives from eight countries spanning Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone Africa namely: Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo and Uganda.
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AfCAA is an accreditation body that seeks to enhance public trust in Christ-Centered Institutions (Churches in Africa, Christian non-profits and Christian owned Business) through Awareness, Advocacy and Accreditation in compliance with Biblical Standards.
To bring about public trust in organizations through awareness raising, advocacy and accreditation, in compliance with Biblical standards.