Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Academic Training in Papua New Guinea

SIL-PNG is committed to training Papua New Guineans to work in language developemnt:

Strengthening Tokples Education in Papua New Guinea (STEP)

- is a training program for Papua New Guineans that teaches them how to set up and manage community-based literacy programs for children and adults.

- STEP consists of five one-month instructional modules which are completed in less than two years.

- Village assignments provide practical opportunities to apply concepts and skills learned in the formal classroom setting.

For more information:
Translators Training Course

The Bible translation organisations BTA, SIL, PBT offer a series of four training courses in Bible translation. The courses are especially designed for Papua New Guineans who wish to begin Bible translation. The courses emphasize understanding the Biblical text and translating it accurately and acceptably into "tokples" (their own language).

Biblical Study Courses

Consists of six, 5 week, courses held over a period of two years using university level curriculum. Designed for experienced Papua New Guinea translators.

- Old and New Testament Introduction

- Old and New Testament Exegesis

- Greek and Hebrew Language Studies

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