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    If you are looking for a practical tool to implement virtue education into the curriculum of your theological school, this nanocourse is for you.

    You will be introduced to the site that is designed to lead you through a practical, four-phase plan to nourish virtuous character. It is suited for both individuals, discipleship groups and formation activities in contexts of both formal and non-formal theological education.  It is light on theory and heavy on practice and can be adapted as a flexible tool to many settings.  It comes complete with a Group Leader Guide and a suggested 30-week plan.

    You walk through the four phases, take a Virtue Test yourself and then share how you might use the resources of 

    Course Outcomes

    This course will provide you a practical tool to implement character and virtue education in your theological institution.

    Course content

    • #1 - Envision
    • #2 - Test
    • #3 - Habituate
    • #4 - Reflect
    • Additional resources
    • Taking the Virtue Test
    • Implementation planning

    This course is authored by Dr Marvin Oxenham. Marvin is the ICETE Academy Director, General Secretary of the ECTE and Programme Leader for the MA in Theological Education programme at the London School of Theology.  He is the author of Character and  Virtue in Theological Education from which this course is drawn.

    Other courses in this series

    1. A Vision of Virtue (CVE-1)
    2. Virtue: Sought, Caught and Taught (CVE-2)
    3. Curriculum with Character (CVE-3)
    4. Habituation and Virtue Practices (CVE-4)
    5. Assessing Character and Virtue (CVE-5)
    6. Online Character Education - Really?  (CVE-6)

    Delivery mode

    This is a self-paced online course.


    This is a nanocourse, entailing 2 hours of learning.

    ICETE Academy points

    2 points.

    Completion requirements

    You will need to become familiar with the website, take the Virtue Test and post implementation ideas in a discussion forum.

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