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YWAM / JEM BIARRITZ

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

6 Allée des Acacias
Biarritz
Aquitaine
64200
France

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SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to: Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations; (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM. Focused DTS: Backpack-Europe DTS, Music DTS and Surf and Snow DTS! Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to: Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations; (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM. Focused DTS: Footballs DTS, Méditerranéen DTS, Surf and Snow DTS and Awaken DTS! Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Outdoors Discipleship Training School (DTS) France DSP 211 12 English, French 05 Jan 2020 28 Mar 2020
Mediterranean Discipleship Training School (DTS) France DSP 211 12 English, French 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020

Social Justice Seminar ( HMT 165 )

This seminar is designed to inspire men and women who are interested in working in the anti-trafficking industry but don’t know how to start. The four week lecture phase will develop an understanding of human trafficking and how to rise up as an individual to stand against this injustice. Participants will learn to use their strengths and know their weaknesses to be able to be effective and strong whilst working in such a high-demand and taxing field. The internship that follows will give experience in the specific area of interest and a great amount of understanding to the call of God for exploited victims. In the end participants will leave with a practical plan to confidently serve in the anti-trafficking realm.

Social Justice Seminar ( HMT 165 )

This seminar is designed to inspire men and women who are interested in working in the anti-trafficking industry but don’t know how to start. The four week lecture phase will develop an understanding of human trafficking and how to rise up as an individual to stand against this injustice. Participants will learn to use their strengths and know their weaknesses to be able to be effective and strong whilst working in such a high-demand and taxing field. The internship that follows will give experience in the specific area of interest and a great amount of understanding to the call of God for exploited victims. In the end participants will leave with a practical plan to confidently serve in the anti-trafficking realm.

TESOL Seminar ( HMT 147 )

This seminar teaches those who will teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL). It covers all aspects of teacher training such as methods and techniques of teaching English, language acquisition issues, course design, lesson planning, classroom management and the parts and sounds of the English language.