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Introduction to Intercultural Awareness and Communication

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For those who work with international students and are interested in improving their intercultural awareness and communication skills.

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If you support or teach international students, intercultural competence is a required skill. Learn more and avail of the opportunity to share experience with colleagues across Ireland at this online workshop.

Suitable for:

A broad range of staff in university/college departments who interact directly with international students, including professional administrative and support staff, as well as academic, research and other teaching staff.

Content:

The session will explore aspects of cultural values and cultural differences which may affect interactions with international students and staff. The training approach is interactive and draws upon participants’ own experiences. The workshop will take place on Zoom. The session gives you an opportunity to use case studies for real-world application of your skills and a resource pack to take away for further research and support.

Objectives:

  • Define the key terms relating to 'culture' and apply this knowledge to discuss cultural difference in a positive way
  • Identify the cultural values that cause cultural differences
  • Understand how awareness about other cultures and cultural differences can improve your interaction in a multicultural environment
  • Understand how culture affects communication
  • Reflect on your own cultural lens and think about how this may affect your own interactions
  • Identify barriers to effective intercultural communication
  • Understand the importance of verbal and non-verbal behaviour when communicating across cultures
  • Use the knowledge you have acquired to further develop your cultural sensitivity

Trainer:

Your trainer will be Suzi Breslin, ICOS' Training Officer. With a 8-year background in international education, Suzi has a special interest in intercultural competence and communication and has delivered many courses on this subject during her career. If you have any questions about this online workshop, you can contact Suzi at training@icosirl.ie.

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