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South Pacific (SPD) Narrow Results

resources developed by and for Seventh-day Adventist educators or offices of education in the South Pacific Division


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    Run a School - A Principal's Manual for Pacific Island Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Developed for South Pacific Division island Adventist school principals, this handbook or manual provides a wealth of information and forms on how to run a Christian school as a community of grace.

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    South Pacific Division Education Webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    The South Pacific Division's (SPD) education homepage includes SPD education statistics, mission and objectives, directory of institutions, and contact information.

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    SPD Accreditation Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Evaluative criteria for the accreditation Seventh-day Adventist Schools in the South Pacific Division. This manual or handbook includes guidelines for the school preparing for accreditation and criteria and forms for the evaluating visitors.

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    Transformational Teaching - Adventist Worldview Curriculum Frameworks Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Explore "the foundational worldview from which an Adventist teacher delivers the Australian National Curriculum." These curriculum frameworks focus on the "principles, values and threads that undergird and guide what we consider to be real,...

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    TEACH Journal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "TEACH is a journal of Christian education that publishes articles on teaching & professional practice, educational administration, and research & scholarship. It also contains the reflections, impressions and experiences of Christian educators."...

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    A More Complete Report Card Grade 9-Grade 12
    What is the purpose of your school? How Adventist do you perceive it to be? Read this summary report of research conducted in the South Pacific Division by Division Education Director, Barry Hill. Comments on 8 of the 18 interview questions are summarized...

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    A Time of Change and Challenge Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Various societal changes were already underway when the quinquennium began and were taken into account in the establishment of goals...

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    ABIDE - A Spiritual Master Plan for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This Spiritual Master Plan Guide is not just about events or a Bible curriculum, but rather seeks to show how a wholistic approach to everything we do can make all the difference to the spiritual lives of those in our school community." The principal...

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    Adventist Education - A Proven Soul Winner Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Hill reports on service learning, curriculum, challenges, and the future plans for education in the SPD.

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    Adventist Education Today: Australasian Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE article is the 1985 General Conference Australasian Division education report for 1980-1985.

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    An analysis of home economics curricula in Australian public secondary schools and North American Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools, with implications for Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in Australia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose of the Study: The purpose of this study was to (1) compare home economics curricula for state secondary schools in Australia and Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in North America, and (2) adapt Australian state curriculum guides to meet...

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    Art Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Business Studies Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint.

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    Christianity and a Good Society in Australia - A First Response to Stuart Piggin's Murdoch Lecture Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author responds to a challenge to focus the values of Christianity on making 21st century Australia a "good society". The author charts the directions for a projected three-part series, framed by the typology of...

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    Computer Studies Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

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    Curriculum Frameworks for Adventist Secondary Schools in SPD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Essential curriculum development tools for Christian secondary schools, these downloadable frameworks outline the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and show teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Design & Technology Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject.

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    Development and Ministry Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Curriculum Development; Accreditation and Performance...

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    Education Director's Manual for the Pacific Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The chapters and appendices of this manual or handbook are designed to support a regional education director with little or no training or experience for this leadership role. A wealth of practical and well-indexed tools are available to reference in any order...

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    English Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...

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    Geography Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    History Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Making Seventh-day Adventist Schools Distinctive Grade 1-Lifelong
    This teacher orientation workshop was developed by the South Pacific Division to assist Adventist schools to become truly Seventh-day Adventist. Based on Dr Don Roy's 'Towards Wholeness' proposal for the ideal Adventist education, this document includes participant...

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    Mathematics Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Music Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...

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    New Start Health Curriculum and Wacky...but true! Magazine Kindergarten-Grade 6
    In this resource review, Lighthouse Christian College shares their health and nutrition curriculum for Australian primary school (Prep to Year 6). NEWSTART is an acronym which stands for: Nutrition, Exercise, Water, Sunlight, Toxin-free, Air, Rest, and Trust...

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    Quality Adventist Schools - A School Review and Improvement Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simplify your school improvement process using the Australian Adventist Education school review and continuous quality improvement tool. This framework enables schools to self-evaluate, building a culture of improvement and excellence to ensure quality, sustainable...

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    Reorganization, Economic Pressures, and Adventist Distinctives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the following challenging issues and developments: political changes, economic pressures in the Pacific, Adventist...

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    Reproduction, resistance & transformation at Maranatha High School Grade 8-Grade 12
    The focus of this thesis is the attempt by the Seventh-day Adventist church to reproduce Adventist culture in students attending one of its schools, Maranatha High School. As a 'critical ethnography', it adopts a theoretical perspective from critical social...

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    School culture: An investigation of the dominant cultural styles existing in the Australian Adventist education system Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Culture describes the totality of socially transmitted behaviour patterns, beliefs, values and methods of operation that are acceptable to members of a group. It pervades people's minds and forms perceptions to interpret and relate to the world in which they...

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    Science Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool for Christian secondary schools, this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian...

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    Seventh-day Adventist education in Papua New Guinea, 1908-1941 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    About sixty years after the first Christian mission influence was exerted in Papua New Guinea, the Seventh-day Adventist Church sent its first missionaries to Papua. S. W. Cart trained as a teacher and minister at the denomination's Avondale College came from...

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    Seventh-day Adventist mission education in Papua New Guinea Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This study traces the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Mission’s educational effort in Papua New Guinea between the years 1942 and 1970. After outlining the problems experienced during the war years under the ANGAU administration, it discusses the...

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    South Pacific Division: Change and Consolidation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the South Pacific Division that shares how this education department has grown from a highly centralized program to a resource-based division office.

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    Steady Growth and Improvement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2010-2015 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2015. The author reports on growth at all educational levels in the division for the last quinquennium and also shares plans for the...

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    Teacher response to curriculum change in an Australian non-government school system. Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study is to identify and analyse the nature of teacher resistance to the introduction of the first three 'God Is Like This' curriculum documents in Seventh-day Adventist schools in Australia. This research is 'Decision Oriented...

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    Teaching Scripture in Public High Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    An Australian Special Religious Education (SRE) teacher describes the provision that allows students in her state to receive religious education at public schools.

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    The Avondale school and Adventist educational goals 1894-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Avondale school in its initial era is regarded by some Seventh-day Adventists as the denomination's model school. At the time when the pioneers were establishing the school they spoke and wrote about their educational goals and methods...

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    The history of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The object of this thesis is to present a reasonably complete and comprehensive account of the history and development of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand. Difficulty has been found in endeavouring to include sufficient...

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    The implementation of the educational philosophy of Avondale High School Grade 7-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church school system, which grew from American church-oriented primary schools estab¬lished first in the 1850s, has attempted to implement an educational philosophy formulated from 1872 onwards, largely by Ellen White, the church's...

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    The influence of Ellen White upon the development of the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia, 1891-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist church operates an extensive system of educational institutions not only in Australia but throughout the world. This thesis examines the contribution made by one of its early leaders towards the establishment and operation of the...

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    The School on the Rubbish Dump - A View from the Far Side Lifelong
    Report on the stark conditions in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and a Christian teacher who is dedicated to providing education to underprivileged children there.

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    Thirdspace Engenders Theological Education Tertiary
    Clergy women in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church speak for the first time of their theological training at a private Christian tertiary institution in Australia. A phenomenological design is used to capture and analyse Clergy women's collective lived experience...