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.

At the end of this course you will be able to effectivelly and appropriatelly communicate in a diverse academic environment.

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