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YWAM AUCKLAND TE AO MARAMA

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

12 Lenore Road Favona
Auckland
Auckland
2024
New Zealand

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SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

Communication and Culture - English for Mission ( APL 041 )

The Communication and Culture Course is designed to equip non-native English speakers with a heart for missions by increasing their English communication skills in all areas while learning about different cultures. Classroom instruction utilizes interactive methods of learning that are fun and effective.

Communication & Culture I - English for Mission ( APL 243 )

The Communication and Culture Course is designed to equip non-native English speakers with a heart for missions by increasing their English communication skills in all areas while learning about different cultures. Classroom instruction utilizes interactive methods of learning that are fun and effective.

Communication & Culture II - English for Missions ( APL 244 )

This may be a continuation of HMT 243 or will be the first course for those who qualify to begin with this level.

Communication & Culture III - English for Missions ( APL 245 )

For those who have taken HMT 243 and 244 this will be a continuation of Communication and Culture learning at a higher level in all the language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing.)

Communication & Culture IV - English for Missions ( APL 246 )

Non-native speakers of English who are already somewhat proficient will be able to take this course, whether they gained their proficiency through taking previous course with the University of the Nations or elsewhere. Applicants who have not taken HMT 243-245 will be required to demonstrate proficiency to the same level.

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 DTSs: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Multicultural DTS, CreativeArts DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc. Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Island Breeze DTS DSP 211 12 English 19 Mar 2024 09 Jun 2024

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( WPC 211 )

The FCM course helps students mature as they learn their role in the healing and transforming process. They will be challenged to take responsibility for their part in identity formation, relationship with God and others, and their own personal healing. The students will develop counseling skills and tools that will enable them to effectively minister to individuals, families and communities. They will gain a revelation of the atoning work of Christ, God’s character and His plan of redemption within the context of Biblical counseling.

Foundations in Education ( EDN 211 )

Using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices, this course provides potential educators and those who work with children in any context a solid foundation for their future work. The course focuses on the unique approach of Christian education with an overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth. The nature of learning and the variety of learning styles is considered as well as the character development of effective teachers. Other topics include: classroom management, curriculum development, and the role of education in community development and world missions.