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Imagining the New Normal

This course provides you with an opportunity to look ahead to the post-COVID-19 times, imagining what the “new normal” for theological education and the church might look like  This is a 2 hour, self-paced online nanocourse that requires watching a set of short videos from theological educators around the world and sharing a video with your own reflections. 

Course Enrolment Key:  OC007

Teacher: Paul Clark

The Future Church

This course presents the work of the Asia Theological Association's General Assembly in 2019 (Singapore).  A number of younger leaders from different parts of Asia gather with seasoned theological educators to share on topics and issues relevant to the next generation and how the church and theological institutions can possibly address them. This course is well suited for anyone working in theological education 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:  ATA002

Teacher: Theresa Lua

The Future of Theological Education

This course is designed to critically engage with some of the trends in higher education and theological education, as well as look at changes happening and likely to happen. The course is suitable for those that are not looking for easy solutions, but are interested in the solid research, reports and resources that is feeding the ongoing conversation.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment key:  LST007

New Models in Theological Education

This course reviews principles of leadership and practice in implementing innovations and new models in theological programs, based on the research project of Overseas Council.  This course is suitable for both leaders and teachers in theological programs who desire to bring change to their theological education models.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a reflective summary paper.  

Course Enrolment key:  OC005

Teacher: Paul Clark

Theological Education by Extension

Theological Education by Extension (TEE - also described as ‘Tools to Equip and Empower’) has come a long way since the 1970s.  Meet some of the new faces bringing innovation in TEE today. Get a glimpse of some ways that God is using this training tool among individuals, churches and communities across Asia. This course is designed by the INCREASE association and provides important isights into the revival of theological education by extension.  It is particularly suited for leaders in existing or new theological schools that are seeking for alternative delivery patterns.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment key:  INC006