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Friday, 22 May 2015 13:35

THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN DISTANCE

 

Bishop Patteson Theological College, P.O. Box 19

Honiara, Solomon Islands

Phn: 00677 29122 Mob: 00677 7937453

           Fax: +677 21098

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BISHOP PATTESON THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE

Theological Education in Distance

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA

 

TEDTH 110: Christian Understanding of God

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the Christian understanding of God. It will look at the understanding of God as Trinity, and examine how this concept was understood in the early Church, by the reformers, and more recently. In particular, it will look at how these concepts have been enculturated into Melanesia.

Friday, 22 May 2015 10:56

THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN DISTANCE

 

Bishop Patteson Theological College, P.O. Box 19

Honiara, Solomon Islands

Phn: 00677 29122 Mob: 00677 7937453

           Fax: +677 21098

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BISHOP PATTESON THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE

Theological Education in Distance

Bishop Patteson Theological Education by Distance is a new programme that is offered for the first time this year, 2015. This programme is run-off campus for people who for various reasons find it difficult to enroll at BPTC and STMs but would like to undertake studies in theology. The student pays for tuition fees and course materials at his or her expenses. Students enrolled in this programme may eventually graduate with Certificate of Theological Studies when specified requirements are completed. The courses will be offered as Certificate and Diploma courses.

The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia the Most Rev. David Vunagi and the General Secretary of the Church Dr. Abraham Hauriasi have applauded the Principal, staff and students of Bishop Koete Vocational Training Centre for the developments in the school within the last four year period.

The Anglican Church of Melanesia will seriously considering how it can revive the current state of the Anglican owned ‘Taroaniara Mission Station’ located in the Diocese of Central Solomons,  Central Islands Province.

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 18:01

JCPU NEWS UPDATES

Education Bill 2014

At last the Solomon Islands Government is upfront with the Education Bill 2014 to go to the Parliament later in the year (2015). Nine years ago in preparation for Bishop Patteson Theological College (BPTC) to offer the first degree courses in the country through theological education, the Principal then, the Rev. Philemon Akao went to see those at the Ministry of Education for the Solomon Islands Government to recognize the tertiary status of the college. The response from the Ministry of Education then wasn’t favourable as there was no tertiary education Act within the education system to facilitate the course of tertiary education. However, BPTC based on legal mechanisms established within the Ministry of Education was recognized to offer the degree courses.

A one day consultation to discuss and highlight issues concerning West Papua’s struggle for freedom and independence from Indonesia on Friday 20th March 2015, led to the formation of the “Solomon Islands Solidarity for West Papua Freedom”.

Around thirty (30) church leaders comprising heads of departments at the ACoM Provincial head office, Diocesan Mission Secretaries, heads of training institutions and religious orders under take a two days Stewardship and Leadership Training. The Training was officially opened on Wednesday 18th March at the Melanesian Haus and involves the Training of Trainers on the above topics.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 17:51

DOM Launches Diocesan Newsletter

The Diocese of Malaita (DOM) has recently launched its first newsletter called the 'The Diocese of Malaita Newsletter'.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:41

Pamua water source near completion

AROUND a thousand students, teachers and people living in and close to St. Stephen’s College - Pamua in the Diocese of Hanuato’o in Makira Ulawa Province will soon benefit from a bore hole project that will supply water to the school.

A new two story building classroom block at Norman Palmer School is taking shape each passing day.