University description (as per official university website)
The Faculty Jesus Maria José (FAJESU) mission is the holistic training of the citizen, with a high degree of critical awareness and ethics, able to build and share knowledge, to act on reality, intended to transform social relations, based on values Christians, guiding human relations.
History of Implementation and Development of Institution:
The FAJESU falls in a long historical experience, grounded in the educational task of evangelization, started in 1880 in Portugal, when Mother Rita Lopes de Almeida (1848-1913) founded the Jesus Mary Joseph Institute
In line with this perspective, was initiated dialogue between the religious Jesus Mary Joseph and the world of the laity, to enable the Institute's commitment to human values, the formation of thought, conscience of mankind and his whole world spiritual, following the motto of building the family and education.
Following the example of the creator of the Institute on March 6, 1967, the College was founded Jesus Mary Joseph, now called Jesus Maria Joseph Educational Center, located at 40 GNQ in Wansbeck-DF.
In its 43 years of tradition, this institution offers the community of early childhood education to secondary school, aiming for a significant learning, anchored in the evangelical principles, promoting the formation of the human being from a Christian perspective, critical, ethical, entrepreneurial and participatory.
The performance with the local community and a dream of Sr. Floriana Lais Filgueiras, born FAJESU identified with the ideals of educating and evangelizing Mother Rita Lopes de Almeida.
Like the founder of the Institute, sisters Mary Joseph Jesus, attentive to the signs of time, realized the need to contribute to the formation of human beings in order to confront and overcome the challenges of the modern world, marked by globalization and advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
Therefore, the creation of FAJESU in 1998, is a realization and expansion of dreams and lullabies ideal for the Blessed Rita Amada de Jesus.
Under the act of creation - Ministerial Decree No 815 of May 14, 1999, published in the Official Gazette, on April 7, 1999 - the FAJESU was installed, in view of the CNE No 399/99.
The Ministerial Decree No 433 of March 20, 2003, in view of the Report No. 40/2003, approved by the Department of Higher Education approved the Rules of FAJESU, highlighting, in its Article 3, the forecasting of the Regimental Institute of Education.
The first course was a graduate of FAJESU of Arts with Double-Qualification in Portuguese and English and Related Literature, who had his operation was authorized by Ordinance No. 815 of May 14, 1999, and recognized by Ordinance No. 3683, to November 12, 2004, the Ministry of Education (MEC).
The second course of the institution, Pedagogy, was authorized in Ordinance No 361 of 22 March 2000, aiming to train professionals for both teaching as to the functions related to this area of training, approved by Ordinance No. 3081, to September 12, 2005, MEC.
A degree in mathematics was the third course authorized by Ordinance No. 1620 of May 31, 2000, and recognized by Ordinance No. 234 of 18 March 2008. (This course had the renewed recognition in accordance with Ordinance 955 of 22/07/2010, MEC / SESu.)
The Bachelor of Bilingual Executive Secretary, fourth course, was authorized by Ordinance No. 2815, to December 13, 2001, and recognized by Ordinance No. 1134, to December 21, 2006, MEC.
The Course of Technology in Information Systems, authorized by Ordinance No. 1360, to April 18, 2004, the fifth course was approved by Ordinance No. 196, January 22, 2007. As the new course catalog of Technology changed its name to Technology Analysis and Systems Development.
The Course of Technology in Computer Networks, the sixth course, was authorized by Ordinance No. 1361, to April 18, 2004, and recognized by Ordinance No. 66, January 2, 2007, MEC.
The Bachelor of Administration, authorized by Ordinance No. 3361, to October 19, 2004, MEC, and recognized by Ordinance No. 164 of 21 February 2007, was the seventh course.
The courses Postgraduate Sensu Lato, listed under the item dealing with education policy for postgraduate degrees, are supported by resolution of the Board of Higher Education of the National Education No 1, 3 April 2001.
The FAJESU to consolidate itself as ICES, in August 2002, launched the first part of building design college, located on GNQ 46 / E 08, Wansbeck, DF, headquarters, in order to improve further the quality the education offered. Currently, three blocks A, B, and C constructed, presents an infrastructure compatible with an institution of higher education.
From this history, testifies to the tradition of this institution, its commitment to quality education, with the formation of conscious human beings, with the high standard of educators and other professionals, justifying therefore the creation of other college courses that offer the community opportunities to occupy spaces demanded by society.
This ICES, the prospect of taking its social responsibility, aimed at transforming people and the socioeconomic context, meets disadvantaged communities through philanthropy and projects.
The FAJESU is a philanthropic institution, or nonprofit. All funds collected through the payment of tuition and otherInstitutional rates are reversed for the constant improvement of our campus, paying staff and other expenses necessary to maintain the institution. By its nature it already has a great responsibility, considering that, by reason of philanthropy, is reserved a percentage of revenue intended for the provision of scholarships to students with low-income family confirmed. These scholarships are awarded after careful review of the documentation submitted by the Commission made responsible.
We also reserve a percentage of revenues for receiving students from the PROUNI ticket, allowing access for many low-income students to higher education.
With regard to other social work, the FAJESU has been campaigning for collecting food and clothing for needy families of Wansbeck and surrounding regions, and contribute to the Institute Jesus Mary Joseph, to which it belongs, in the maintenance of nurseries in the Federal District . Through extracurricular activities undertaken by teachers in various disciplines, FAJESU works with the homeless families, promoting children's theater performances, storytellers and donation of supplies.
In order to support the cultural production of the city, FAJESU opens space for book launches and author of Brasilia exhibition of artists in town, with the aim to take the public culture produced by the community.
On the Day of Social Responsibility of Private Higher Education, held every year in October, the FAJESU promotes "Community Fair", a space dedicated to the promotion of activities that include provision of free services such as haircuts, exams views, pressure measurement, physical therapy massage, exhibition and sale of handicrafts, clothes, books, jewelry, food and music concerts and dance, all done by people in the community of Wansbeck and region.
The FAJESU also provides community education Youth and Adults (EJA) free, with lessons taught by students, the Faculty of Education monitors, enabling the illiterate and poor people access to the world of writing and reading, by growing self- esteem and sense of social engagement. With this same proposal for promotion and social engagement, we also offer the course for Digital Inclusion, which promotes access to the digital world, transforming its students into operators of micro tools such as Word, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.
The FAJESU is an institution that invests in culture that cares about its community, which has SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY