GBHEM and GBOD renew and expand e-readers for theological education agreement

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  • GBHEM and GBOD renew and expand e-readers for theological education agreement

    The renewed agreement extends the “E-Reader Project” and includes a partnership with the African Association of United Methodist-related Theological Institutions (AAUMTI) and its sixteen United Methodist theology schools in Africa. The new agreement also includes four theology schools in the Philippines. – See more at: http://www.gbhem.org/article/gbhem-and-gbod-renew-and-expand-e-readers-theological-education-agreement#sthash.WkomSWMo.dpuf

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  • E-Reader Project

    Africa

    Many books were ruined or badly damaged during the civil war in the country. Now, thanks to a partnership between the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD), the school now has 100 electronic books.

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  • Africa Initiative

    Africa

    Through these initiatives, we are using the latest technologies to build a network of communication channels, distance education centers, e-libraries, e-health education, leadership development tools, and fundraising opportunities for all people regardless of income and location.

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  • Nicaragua

    Latin America

    Slowly rebuilding after years of war, the Church is securing land and a facility for a Methodist center that will provide K-12 education. We need your help to make this a possibility.

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  • Methodist University in Katanga Theological School in Mulungwishi

    Africa

    Founded in 1951, The Methodist University in Katanga and the Theological School in Mulungwishi have exceptional reputations in education.

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  • Japan

    Asia

    In Japan, The Methodist Global Education Fund for Leadership Development is providing technical assistance to Methodist-related universities to promote their involvement with the worldwide Methodist connection.

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  • Fiber Optics and Distance Learning

    Africa

    In December 2012, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry started setting up a fiber optics infrastructure to provide the basic technical facilities for distance/online learning at the Methodist University of Cote d’Ivoire.

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  • Distance Education

    Latin America

    We are providing support and technical assistance for a distance education project at the Methodist University in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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  • Leadership Development Seminars

    Latin America

    The Leadership Development Seminar program is a series aimed at providing training to church and educational leaders of Methodist-related institutions in Latin America.

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  • Philippines

    Asia

    With your support, we are working alongside Methodist higher education institutions in the Philippines to provide educational opportunities to thousands of people living in remote sections of the country.

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  • Distance Education Center, Liberia

    Africa

    Founded in 2000, the United Methodist University in Monrovia and Ganta, Liberia enrolls 2,000 full-time students in liberal and fine arts, theology, health sciences and education.

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  • Support of Wembo-Nyama University

    Africa

    Founded in 1992, the Patrice Emery Lumumba University was heavily damaged by war. Currently, the university enrolls 500-600 students in the areas of theology, education, law, economics, social sciences, humanities and health sciences.

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  • Distance Education Site in Kinshasa

    Africa

    This project involves assessing and rehabilitating existing facilities to develop educational and communication structures.

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  • Connect Agricultural Programs at KMU and AU

    Africa

    Africa University has been very successful in operating a 200-acre teaching farm producing grains, vegetables, dairy and meat products for consumption and sales.

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  • Development of Kamina Methodist University

    Africa

    The North Katanga Episcopal Area Office plays a major role in providing primary, secondary, vocational and technical education in the region, overseeing and coordinating the entire United Methodist school system there.

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  • United Methodist Distance Education and Communication Center

    Africa

    Three computer labs, each hosting 40 computer workstations, were established and wired for fiber optics in Cote d’Ivoire as part of the Africa Communication Network to provide distance and online learning opportunities

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  • Communication Training for FM Radio Station

    Africa

    In 2012, United Methodist Communications led a workshop to train communication professionals in writing, using social media, photography, video and more.

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  • Internet Facilities for Kamina Methodist University

    Africa

    Through partnerships with annual conferences in the U.S. and The Methodist Global Education Fund, a communications center was established at the Episcopal office in Kamina and connected with the agricultural center.

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  • Africa Training and Learning Center

    Africa

    In partnership with United Methodist Communications, Africa University and the Mozambique Annual Conference, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry built the first distance-education center in the country.

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  • Fiber Optics Connectivity at UMECI

    Africa

    The infrastructure provides the basic technical facilities for distance online learning, Internet connection and web and mail services for the entire university.

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  • Caribbean

    Latin America

    This region is comprised of 30 countries. With your help, we can provide distance education at the graduate level for lay leadership development in this vast area.

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  • Uruguay

    Latin America

    The Methodist Church has a centenary presence in Uruguay and is recognized for its education. Help us as we prepare to offer more programs.

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  • Guatemala

    Latin America

    In a country where four languages are common, theological training is only available in Spanish. Pastors and lay leaders are all volunteers and receive no salary.

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  • Honduras

    Latin America

    The Methodist Church in Honduras is rather new and small. Pastors are trained at seminary in Costa Rica. With your help, we can develop dynamic leaders.

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  • El Salvador

    Latin America

    As the country recovers from a long period of war; education and leadership development are an extremely high priority. Please help.

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  • Argentina

    Latin America

    The Methodist Educational Institutions in Argentina offer higher education in Buenos Aires, the capitol, and Rosario, the second largest city.

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  • Mexico

    Latin America

    Methodist educational institutions maintain a great reputation. With your help, The Methodist Church in Mexico is working to develop church leaders.

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  • Costa Rica

    Latin America

    Access to higher education remains limited, however, Methodist University was established in 1993 and offers degree programs in education, law and theology. We need your help to expand opportunities.

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  • Colombia

    Latin America

    While The Methodist Church is relatively new in Colombia, two hundred clergy and lay leaders are well trained and equipped to carry out teaching ministry. Your support will help us continue growth.

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  • Panama

    Latin America

    The leading Methodist-related educational institution, the Institute of Pan America, needs your help in developing a second campus and considering the possibility of investing in higher education.

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  • Network topology for the Kinshasa Episcopal Office

    Africa

    With your support, we are able to purchase broadcasting equipment and offer training, so the radio station in the Kinshasa Episcopal Area can start broadcasting locally.

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  • Africa Communication Network

    Africa

    Distance education is vital to Africa. With your continued help, we can maintain satellite campuses that connect the continent with Africa University. Your support enables students to take advantage of important distance learning opportunities by connecting them with other universities in Africa and the United States.

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  • Distance Education

    Africa

    Distance education is vital to Africa. With your continued help, we can maintain satellite campuses that connect the continent with Africa University.

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  • India

    Asia

    We are establishing new connections between The United Methodist Church and educational institutions in India. With your help, grants can cultivate these relationships and enable faculty to participate in the International Association of Methodist-related School, Colleges and Universities activities.

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  • Korea

    Asia

    Through your help, the Methodist Global Education Fund for Leadership and Development is able to collaborate with the Korean Methodist Church to provide technical assistance for three main projects.

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  • Chile

    Latin America

    While The Methodist Church is recognized as a provider of high-quality education, a recent earthquake and economic crisis have affected Methodist-related institutions.

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  • FM radio station in Luanda, Angola

    Africa

    Developed in partnership with United Methodist Communications, this FM radio station houses two studios – one for on-air operations and one for production. It was created in two steps: First, feasibility studies were conducted June 25-27, 2012 to assess the location and implementation possibilities. The annual conference had a large room located on the ground […]

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  • Installation of computer labs and internet access at Africa University

    Africa

    Through support from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, we connected Africa University with other United Methodist-related universities throughout the continent. Ensuring that all computer labs are compatible with each other ensures materials are exchanged with ease.

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  • Brazil

    Latin America

    Many issues of inequality remain in the world’s fifth largest country, including a great need to provide accessibility to high-quality education. Please help us expand this network.

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  • Radio Station at Universite Methodiste de Cote d’Ivoire (UMECI)

    Africa

    In collaboration with United Methodist Communications and the Côte d’Ivoire Annual Conference, the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry supported the implementation of a new communication and distance learning center in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

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  • Computer/internet facilities at Katanga Methodist University, Mulungwishi (DRC)

    Africa

    With an exceptional reputation, technological advances at this university enable educators to develop courses which can also be offered on other campuses throughout Africa.

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  • E-Reader project for Gbarnga School of Theology, Liberia

    Africa

    Enrolling 2,000 full-time students, The United Methodist University in Monrovia and Ganta, Liberia needs your help to provide e-books and e-readers for students to borrow. The use of e-readers safeguards priceless collections from war destruction and damage and can be read in dark places without electricity.

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