New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 5)

The level 5 New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (NZDipCS) is a great programme to help you develop in your relationship with Christ. It is an excellent combination of normal Bible College Papers, full-on ministry, and fantastic mentoring.

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Introducing to you, Principal Francine Bennett

“It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce Dr Francine Bennett as the new Principal of Pathways College of Bible and Mission. Francine is a proven leader who has significant experience in education management and a proven ability to develop and empower teams to grow an educational community in both quality and size. Her record in this regard is remarkable. Francine's character also stands out. Her humble but clear testimony of the work of God in her life is inspiring, as is Francine's heart to mentor and grow those around her. I have no doubt Francine will significantly complement the staff we already have in the Pathways team and will build on the platform that has been laid before her." 
Clint Craig, Board Chair

“I’m excited that the new Principal of Pathways College is Dr Francine Bennett. Her ability to lead teams in New Zealand’s education environment, her business sense in growing educational communities, and her Godly passion for quality transformative education, mentoring and internships mean she complements the already-awesome Pathways team. Francine will help Pathways respond well to the challenges ahead. She’ll enhance the joy of study for service which Pathways is known for.” 
Dr Ian Payne, Board member and former Principal

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"Pathways this year has helped me with the knowledge I have in my head about God. But also having a direct and easy avenue to practically implement my head knowledge into my actions."

New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 5), 2019


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