Seventh-day Adventist education
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The Seventh-day Adventist educational system is part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is overseen by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The educational system is a Christian school based-system.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church associated with a total of 7,598 educational institutions operating in over 100 countries around the world with over 1.5 million students worldwide. The association of related educators publish the Journal of Adventist Education (JAE) a magazine that focuses on seventh day adventist curriculum and teaching.
Mental, physical, social, and spiritual health, intellectual growth, and service to humanity form a core of values that are essential aspects of the Adventist education philosophy.
Education by level
The Adventist Church, usually through Union-level administrative units, is associated with a number of post secondary educational institutions around the world that include:
- language schools
- Worker-training institutes (ministers, teachers, Bible workers)
- Junior Colleges (2-year programs)
- four-year liberal-arts colleges
- full universities offering education up to doctorate level
- healthcare-focused schools, often associated with Adventist hospitals
- medical schools
Education by area
- List of Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools
- List of Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities
- List of Seventh-day Adventist hospitals
- List of Seventh-day Adventist medical schools
- Pacific Union College Academy Basketball Tournament
- Alita Byrd, "The Changing Landscape of Adventist Higher Education in North America". Spectrum 37 (Spring 2009), p37–50
- Steve Daily, "My Dream for Adventist Higher Education". Adventist Today 8 (Jan–Feb 2000), p18–19
- "Is the end near? A look at Seventh-day adventists". ebscohost.com.
- The Christian Science Monitor. "For real education reform, take a cue from the Adventists". The Christian Science Monitor.
- "Department of Education :: Seventh-day Adventist Church". adventist.org.
- Education on the church's official website
- Seventh-day Adventist Church Depart of Education official website
- A Statement on Theological and Academic Freedom and Accountability, voted in 1987
- "For real education reform, take a cue from the Adventists" by Elissa Kido. The Christian Science Monitor, November 15, 2010