The Findings of the Continuation Committee Conferences Held in Asia, 1912-1913, Arranged by Topics Volume 25

The Findings of the Continuation Committee Conferences Held in Asia, 1912-1913, Arranged by Topics Volume 25

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... intimate contact the commanding ideal of consecration to the service of God and man. (4) Colleges of arts and sciences, medical colleges, agricultural schools, etc., whose aim is to send Christian leaders of spiritual power and of missionary spirit into all honourable professions. (5) Theological colleges, Bible training schools and normal schools, and such courses in other schools, whose aim is to train for definite forms of church and mission service. The Placing of Lower and Higher Elementary Schools. There should be generally speaking, a lower elementary school in every village congregation and a higher elementary school with boarding accommodation in every centre where there is a sufficient constituency. These schools should follow the government course of study, with the addition of the teaching of the Bible, according to the plans of the local educational associations, and they should in most cases be almost immediately supported and controlled by the Chinese. 4. One Middle School for Each Prefecture. In view of the present neglect of middle school education and of its great importance to the Church, there should be established as soon as possible at least one middle school in each prefecture. The minimum number of college-trained teachers in such a school should be four. Since it is to these schools that we must look for our preachers and teachers, their immediate establishment is of pressing importance. In order that we may have specially trained teachers, courses in psychology, pedagogy and practice teacher training must be given. 5. Union University Colleges at Canton and Foochow. There should be developed in Canton and Foochow university colleges, at least those of arts and sciences, of medicine and of theology. In each...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236866010
  • 9781236866011