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.