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Principles and values

Action of PIASS is based on principles and values. As a Christian institution, it is oriented towards:

  • Liberation:as the Gospel of Christ liberates from all human alienations here and now, bearing witness to it cannot go without running social dialogue with the society and serving the poor.
  • Relevance: higher education plays a key role in construction and development of a just, equitable, and stable society through the training of committed, responsible, and professionally competent citizens.
  • Unity in Diversity: open and respectful exchange of ideas along with evidence based documentation is essential to higher education contribution to a pluralistic society.
  • Effectiveness and efficiency: finding out the optimal and cost-effective way to reach objectives, in changing environment and limitation of resources and keeps on being result and solution-oriented.
  • Quality: Training, research, and services to the community must be competitive both nationally and internationally.
  • Innovation: Teaching and learning processes are considering changing needs of churches and society and therefore programs are continually assessed and improved accordingly in a spirit of creativity and entrepreneurship at all levels.
  • Responsibility: Teachers, students and administrative staff, to achieve their job, are expected to take decision, take upon their choices, delegate and report openly.
  • Solidarity: promoting a gender balanced culture and stressing on the needs of disadvantaged groups
  • Collaboration: Fostering team spirit and looking for win-winpartnerships with other institutions of higher learning.
  • Transparency: managing resources of the institution in a rigorous and transparent manner.
  • Good Governance: fairness, equity without discrimination, clear delegation and decentralization are adopted at all levels of the institution.
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