The following is a growing list of recommended readings on theological education and curriculum development. The list is maintained by Dr. Willem J. de Wit, who is a member of the steering committee for curriculum development at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt. Suggestions for additions to the list can be left in a comment or be sent by email.
1 Theological Education
Models of Theological Education
Ecumenical Covenant on Theological Education: Leadership Formation in the Changing Landscapes of World Christianity (Public Statement of ETE Accompaniment Group, endorsed by WCC Central Committee August 2012)
Accrediting Council for Theological Education in Africa. ACTEA Standards & Guide to Self-Evaluation. 2011. http://www.theoledafrica.org/actea/Standards/ACTEAStandardsGuideToSelfevaluation.pdf.
American Theological Society. Bulletin 50, Part 1. 2012. http://www.ats.edu/uploads/accrediting/documents/educational-and-degree-program-standards.pdf.
Asia Theological Association. Manual for Accreditation. 2010. http://www.ataasia.com/sites/default/files/resources/accreditation%20manual.pdf.
Association for Theological Education in South East Asia. “Accreditation Degree Program Standards.” http://atesea.net/accreditation/minimum-accreditation-standards/.
EEAA. Manual with Visitation Guidelines of the European Evangelical Accrediting Association. 5th edition. 2012. http://eeaawordpress.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/eeaa-manual-5th-edition-20122.pdf.
Examples of Integrative Curricula
NETS: Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (prospectus, pdf)
2 Education in General
Theory of Education
Higher Education Reform in Egypt
Anthony J. Perzigian, Higher Education Reform in Post-Revolution Egypt, Egypt Independent (April 3, 2013).
Posts related to theological education and curriculum development by Willem J. de Wit
Ontwikkeling predikantsopleiding gaat voort (August 1, 2013)
Onderwijsontwikkeling predikantsopleiding (July 18, 2013), which provides a link to the pdf file:
ETSC Proposal for Future Programs I: Programs in Arabic (Willem J. de Wit, July 15, 2013)
Vernieuwing theologisch onderwijs (July 6, 2012)
Obedience and Theological Education (July 6, 2012)
The Riddle of Successful Traditional Lectures (July 6, 2012)
IKEA voorbeeld voor universiteit (May 12, 2012)
“Educating the Next Generation,” section 6.3 of On the Way to the Living God (2011)
Students in the library of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo.