This two-week course is for teachers, trainers and educational professionals who want to better understand the challenges of teaching intercultural communication skills and teaching culturally diverse student groups, whether is it through teaching multi-cultural groups, students of migrant backgrounds, or preparing groups for working or studying in multi-cultural environments. Participants need to be at a B1 level of English.
Teaching Intercultural Communication Skills 1: Developing Intercultural and Communication Skills
This highly interactive course provides a solid introduction to the teaching of intercultural skills. The course combines established theoretical approaches to culture with new insights into intercultural communication, and places a strong emphasis on developing practical skills for the classroom. You will learn about the challenges of working in different environments and approaches to teaching aspects of intercultural communication. You will develop your skills for teaching in areas such as building rapport, influencing and managing conflict in professional contexts.
Teaching Intercultural Communication Skills 2: Designing Intercultural Programmes
This highly interactive course is for teachers, staff and managers of educational institutions who want to develop their own intercultural skills in order to be able to communicate more effectively in an international context. You will learn about different approaches to culture with insights from interpersonal communication, and develop your own skills such as building rapport, influencing and managing conflict in professional contexts.