Internationalisation Skills for Universities

This course was designed for academic teaching and research staff members who are lecturing and carrying out research in an international academic environment. The course had four main objectives:

  • Improve English language skills, overall confidence and fluency for discussions around relevant academic subject areas and general educational themes
  • Build core communication skills to design, structure and deliver presentations and lectures, and to participate in international tutorials, seminars and conferences
  • Increase understanding of the challenges of working across cultures with a specific focus on communicating with international students and academic groups
  • Develop key interpersonal communication skills in English for an international educational environment, including building networks and working in teams

York Associates also offers a range of open group courses for clients in the educational sector which qualify for Erasmus Plus funding.