Who are the SMTI board of references?
He serves as Director of the Christian Leadership Programme at the Bible Institute of South Africa (BISA), which provides training for indigenous pastors and church leaders. Neil has completed the two-year SMTI programme with Dr Wayne Mack in Pretoria, South Africa in 2010, and has been teaching biblical counselling to pastors and church leaders in the Cape Flats through the Christian Leadership Programme at BISA for several years now. He currently serves as the Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Evangelistic Church in Lavender Hill.
In this connection he is currently involved in the registration of a number of private tertiary institutions with the Department of Higher Education and Training. He was previously the Executive Academic Head at a private higher education institution in Pretoria (which has reorganised its staffing structure), where he was responsible for programme planning & development, teaching & learning, quality assurance, accreditation (Council on Higher Education and SAQA), registration (Department of Higher Education and Training) and academic management and development. Since 2010 he was involved as the institution’s administrator of higher education, in the development and submission of BEd and Diploma programmes (Foundation and Intermediate Phases; Diploma in Reception Year Teaching) for the purpose of accreditation with the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education.
He holds the following degrees: BA (1982), BTh (1985), MTh (1987), PhD (1994) and MA (Higher Education Studies, 2014), all at the University of the Free State, South Africa.