Who is this course for?
This course is for academic teachers teaching and working in an international and intercultural environment.
The intended learning outcomes (ILOs) are that, as a participant, you:
- gain knowledge about the concepts of culture and intercultural competence and their impact on the didactic work environment;
- acquire skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with students and other persons from different cultures, to present your knowledge in a culturally diverse environment and to manage intercultural issues related to your work as an academic: teaching, daily interaction, mentorship / supervision and conflict resolution;
- become more aware of your cultural conditioning; create and maintain long-term relationships in academia; motivate and develop students' potential, as well as build an inclusive space for diverse teachers and learners. As a result, you will develop relevant attitutes.