On this course, the key models of culture and cultural theory will be discussed in further detail. Participants will design and create a comprehensive intercultural skills training programme and plan its implementation in their own teaching context. They will be coached by their trainer and supported by other participants. You will develop your skills for teaching in areas such as building rapport, influencing and managing conflict in professional contexts.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
The course ends with an evaluation session, in which you will be asked to reflect upon the knowledge you have gained during the course.
You will also be encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities that you would like to try out in your own classes.
You will also be invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow participants from the programme, as well as learners from York Associates’ other courses.
There is also the opportunity for follow-up online training sessions to further consolidate your learning and reflect on how you are implementing what you learnt on the course into your own contexts.
Please note that these trainers might not be the actual trainers delivering your course.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three
|MONDAY||Introduction to the course – objectives and methodology|
Review of key approaches to culture and diversity, and key challenges of internationality
|Designing an intercultural communication skills programme|
- a step by step approach
- delivering intercultural courses
- facilitation versus training
Getting started on goals. Objectives and structure
|TUESDAY||Mini-presentations and feedback: |
Initial course design context and ideas
|Profiling own intercultural competence|
Understanding and integrating intercultural competence models in practice
|Communication fundamentals: key interpersonal skills|
- using feedback effectively in intercultural training courses - understand and manage cross-cultural conflicts in training programmes
|Individual coaching techniques and practice|
Peer coaching and support
|Programme design, facilitation and support|