VISION


Our world is waiting for a hero generation, brave souls, radical thinkers, men and women of action. We believe God is giving you the dreams and courage to lead the future and transform nations. At YWAM Kona, in partnership with the University of the Nations, we are raising up a generation of activists, full of passion and love for Jesus, to bring his truth, power and love to every area of society.

DTS
DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING

The pre-requisite to our degree tracks, DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING SCHOOL (YWAM-DTS) is a wild adventure. A 5 month program designed to bring you into a community, tangibly experience God’s love, hear his voice, and discover his plans for your life. 

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DTS
OUTREACH

Crafted to challenge you, the DTS will inspire your love for the Bible, intercession, reaching the lost and servant hearted leadership. Three months of training in Kona, Hawaii followed by a two month international outreach applying all you have learned.

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FIE
FOUNDATIONS IN EDUCATION

Learn how to transform children’s potential by using quality education techniques. Engage with young children about the nature and character of God. Learn to use Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices.

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ECE
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

An in-depth study of the sensorial approach to learning, the creation of the learning environment, appropriate methodology, classroom management, and a first look at a biblical curriculum which teaches young children about the nature and character of God.

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ECE
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PRACTICUM

Try out the principles and methods of sensorial learning introduced your training through active involvement in a classroom setting. Learn how to use materials and methods designed for the development of the whole child in the areas of character development, language arts, mathematics, emotional and social development, and physical development.

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ECE
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

Apply the principles and skills learned in previous courses to help develop a programme suitable to the needs of young children of a host country. Assist with existing early childhood programmes.

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ECE
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FIELD ASSIGNMENT

The final stage in your journey of development. Deal with issues of cross-cultural education. Assist with existing early childhood programmes and/or help begin a new early childhood programme in a cross-cultural setting.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION.  Admission to the University of the Nations (U of N) and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, and educationally unrelated handicaps. U of N reserves the right to change schedules and course offerings as deemed necessary.