Courses in this category will deal with issues of contextualisation and of specific global contexts of theological education.

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Theological Education in the Middle East

This is course provides a general orientation to the history, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges of theological education in the Middle East.   It is particularly suited for those operating or intending to operate in the region.  

This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Self enrolment Key:  IA0045

African TE and the Prosperity Gospel

This course will help you to reflect on the challenges posed by the prosperity gospel to the Christian faith in Africa and the roles theological educators can play in preparing students that will appropriately respond to this challenge. This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through two practical tasks and a self-grading quiz. 

Course enrolment key:  IA0020

Cross-Cultural Communication

This course examines cross-cultural relationships and provides insights and principles to prepare for cross-cultural teaching ministries.  This course is particularly suited for theological educators operating in cultures different from their own.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a short essay and a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment Key: TVS001 

Intercultural Relationships (TWB I-A)

This course provides orientation in intercultural relationships for prospective Theologians Without Borders 'Field Partners' at Level I.   This course is particularly suited for theological educators who are operating in cross-cultural contexts.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through reflection on a practical project and a self-assessment. 

Enrolment Key:  TWB001

Creative Teaching in Pakistani Contexts

This course supports the TEF Conference introducing creative approaches in teaching theology (Lahore, Pakistan, March 2020).  This event-based course counts for 10 hours of learning and will be employed during the training workshops as a resource and interaction platform.  The course will be assessed through workshop participation, completion of reading assignments and the delivery of a creative lesson plan. 

Restricted access. Participants will receive the Enrolment key by email.

Teacher: Paul Sanders

Teaching and Learning Across Cultures (TWB I-B)

This course provides orientation in teaching and learning across cultures for prospective Theologians Without Borders 'Field Partners' at Level I.   This course is particularly suited for theological educators who are operating in cross-cultural contexts.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through reflection on a practical project and a self-assessment. 

Enrolment Key:  TWB002

Selfies from Euro-Asia

Listen to the voices of regional leaders as they talk about theological education in Euro-Asia.  This course is particularly suited for theological educators that operate in the region, but also for donors, prospective faculty members, visiting lecturers and for those that wish to be informed and pray intelligently.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through social media sharing and a prayer response. 

Course Enrolment Key: EAAA01

The Balkan Contexts

This is course based on a 2018 consultation of theological colleges organised by the Central and Eastern European Associations for Missions Studies (CEEAMS) in Osijek, investigating the trends, challenges and needs of theological education in the Balkan context.  This course is recommended for all those operating in the region. This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment key:  ECTE007