Department of Educational Administration
Lecturer
Researcher
Head of Department
Biography

Ferdinand Chipindi is a lecturer and Head of the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies. He is a specialist in Organisational leadership and educational policy and development

Qualifications

  • Ph.D (USA)
  • M.Ed (Zambia) Educational Administration
  • BA.Ed (Zambia)

 

Research Interests
  • Academic Identities and  Subjectivities
  • Education and Culture
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Administration and Management
  • Comparative Education
  • International Development Education
Publications

Chipindi, F.M. & Vavrus, F. K. (2018). The Ontology of Mention: The Ontology of

Mention: Contexts, Contests, and Constructs of Academic Identity Among University of Zambia Faculty. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 4, (3), 102-116. ISSN: 2326-3873

Chipindi, F.M. (2017). Neoliberal governmentality and the deepening of academic

tribalism in the Zambian academy: a commentary. International journal of multi-disciplinary research. ISBN (online): 3471-7102.

Chipindi, F.M. & Doyle, H. (2017). Zambia scoping study. In H. Doyle, A.M. Barrett

& A. Reeves (Eds.), Improving the quality of teaching in secondary education: Scoping studies for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Côte D’Ivoire and Senegal (pp. 4-32). Bristol: Bristol University.

Mwelwa, K and Chipindi, F.M. (2016). Illuminating the academic and socio-

economic implications of inadequate boarding facilities amongst students in public tertiary institutions: a case of the University of Zambia. In H. Miranda (Ed.), The Fifth Annual Educational Conference Proceedings (pp. 55-57). Oshana: Oshana Printing Company ISBN: 978-99916-53-525.

Chipindi, F.M. & Chipindi, S.J. (2016). Trade-off issues in teacher education at the

University of Zambia trade off issues in teacher education at the University of Zambia: growing student numbers and the quality of teacher education processes. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Africa 3(1), 82-86. 

Modules as Teaching and Learning Materials written 

 Chipindi, F.M. & Chirwa-Tembo, P. (2016). Policy Analysis in Education Module 2.

For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Policy Analysis in Education.

Chipindi, F.M. & Chirwa-Tembo, P. (2016). Research in Educational

Administration and Management Module 1. For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Research in Educational Administration and Management.

Chipindi, F.M. & Chirwa-Tembo, P. (2016). Educational Administration and

Management Module 1. For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Educational Administration and management.

Nsama, P. & Chipindi, F.M. (2015). Educational Planning Module 1. For Distance

mode, of study students enrolled in the course Educational Planning.

Mkandawire, M.M. & Chipindi, F.M. (2014). Educational Planning Module 2.

For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Educational Planning.

Chipindi, F.M. & Mkandawire M.M. (2012). Gender Issues in Education Module 2.

For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Introduction to Gender Issues in Education.

Chipindi, F.M. (2011). Conceptual and Theoretical Aspects of Education and

Development Module I. For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course The Role of Education in Development.

Chipindi, F.M. & Mkandawire M.M. (2010). Gender Issues in Education Module I.

For Distance mode of study students enrolled in the course Introduction to Gender Issues in Education.

RESEARCH COMPLETED

Azoh, F. J., Barrett, A. M., Chipindi, F.M., Doyle, H., Reeves, A., Diouf, B., Kaunda,

Z.  & Mtana, N. (2016). Improving the Quality of Teaching in Secondary Education Scoping Studies for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Côte D’Ivoire and Senegal, commissioned research funded by the Master Card Foundation (MCF) of Canada.

Mwelwa, K. & Chipindi, F.M. (2016). Illuminating the academic and socio-economic

implications of inadequate boarding facilities among students in public tertiary institutions: a case of the University of Zambia’, a self-funded project.

Chipindi, F.M. (2014). Negotiating professional identities in an era of global

neoliberalism: A case of faculty at the University of Zambia, PhD research, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA (graduated May 10, 2018). 

Banda, D., Chipindi, F.M., Eschenbacher, H., Goh, M., Kalinde, B., Matafwali, B.,

Mwansa, J., & Vavrus, F. (2013). Teacher Training and the Improvement of Pupil Literacy and Numeracy: The Case Colleges of Education Affiliated to the University of Zambia, Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Chipindi, F.M., M’sango, H.J., Mweemba, L., Siatontola, S.P. & Simuyaba, E.

(2011). Challenges Facing Head Teachers in Implementing HIV and AIDS Health Education in the Basic School Curriculum in Southern Zambia: A Case Livingstone District, a self-funded research project.

Chipindi, F.M. & Mkandawire, M.M. (2011). Gender Role Stereotypes: Attitudes

and Perceptions among School of Education Students: The Case of the 2011 Cohort of Students in the School of Education at the University of Zambia, a self-funded project.

Namafe, C. & Chipindi, F.M. (2009). Education through Zambia’s Cultural

Ceremonies: The Case of the Likumbi Lya Mize Traditional Ceremony of the Luvale People of Zambezi District in Zambia, commissioned research funded by the University of Zambia, School of Education.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Chipindi, F.M (2017, Aug). Neoliberal governmentality, responsibilization and the

deepening of academic tribalism in the Zambian academy: a commentary (Presenter). 2017 International multi-disciplinary conference, Radisson Blu hotel, Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M (2017, Jul). Enter the market forces: the political economy of higher

education in Zambia’s third Republic (Presenter). Annual conference of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES), Livingstone, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M (2017, Jul). The ontology of mention: contests, contexts and

constructs of academic identity among early-career academics at the University of Zambia (Presenter). Annual conference of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES), Livingstone, Zambia.

Mwelwa, K. & Chipindi, F.M (2016, Aug). Illuminating the academic and socio-

economic implications of inadequate boarding facilities amongst students in public tertiary institutions: a case of the University of Zambia (Co- presenter).  5th Annual University of Namibia (UNAM) Educational Conference, Hifekepunye Pohamba Campus, Ongwediva, Namibia.

Chipindi, F.M & Chipindi, J. (2016, May). Trade-off issues in teacher education at

the University of Zambia (Co-presenter). 5th Africa Forum of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA), Livingstone, 2016 ZAMBIA.

Chipindi, F.M (2016, June). On the ontology of mention: Some thoughts on the

Constraints and affordances for the Zambian academy (Presenter). 4th Annual Conference of the Continuing Professional Development Association for Educators (CPDAE) in Namibia, Eenhana, Northern Region, Namibia.

Chipindi, F.M (2016, March). The ontology of mention: Constraints and

affordances for the Zambian academy (Presenter). The 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Vancouver, Canada.

Chipindi, F.M (2016, March). The quality-quantity trade-off: Implications of

expanded enrollments at two of Zambia’s public universities (Presenter). The 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Vancouver, Canada.

Chipindi, F.M (2015, March). Using applied research to inform policy and practice

– How can information be put into action?  Learning from the Zambian experience (Presenter). Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Washington DC, USA.

Chipindi, F.M (2014, Aug). Teacher training is critical in improving early grade

literacy in Zambia (Presenter). Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA), Livingstone, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M (2012, April). Effective office management in schools (Presenter).

Training workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education (EPSSE), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M (2012, April). Becoming successful managers and administrators

(Presenter). Training workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education (EPSSE), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M & M’sango, H.J. (2011, Sept). Developing people for school

improvement (Co-presenter). Professional staff development workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies (EAPS), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M. (2011, Sept). School budgeting and accountability

(Presenter/facilitator). Professional staff development workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies (EAPS), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M. (2011, Sept). Total quality management in private schools

(Presenter/facilitator). Professional staff development workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies (EAPS), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipindi, F.M (2011, May). Economics of education (Presenter). Training

workshop for private school managers, organized by UNZA, department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education (EPSSE), in Lusaka, Zambia.

Contact Details
Email: ferdinand.chipindi@unza.zm Cell: +260979901033