Developing Intercultural Awareness and Competence

How to talk about war [Cover design by Dagna Gmitrowicz]

How to talk about war. Facilitating learning in the face of crisis

“How to talk about war” is about how to face crisis situations and make it a topic in non-formal education events, especially if you work with interculturally mixed and transnational groups. Together with Dagna Gmitrowicz and Marta Brzezińska-Hubert we tried out and put together various ways to bring the topic of war to non-formal education and search mutually for ways to handle it within our workshops, seminars and training courses. This small publication is a work-in-progress and an attempt to find first answers and practical ways to talk about war in a non-formal setting. Read more

Psychological First Aid [Maksym Kaharlytskyi via unsplash]

Look – Listen – Link | Psychological First Aid

Look – Listen – Link – a way to provide psychological first aid (PFA) – is not something that can be done only by professionals. Everyone of us can meet someone who experienced an extremely distressing event: a car accident or fire, an act of violence, a major disaster, an act of war. PFA aims at ensuring feeling safe and connected to others, providing access to support and encouraging self-help of individuals and communities. Read more

What next? Working, learning, volunteering, something

What’s next? Opportunities for working, learning, volunteering and something more…

What’s next? Staying at home or taking off living and working abroad? Looking for a temporary job or starting a career? Continue studying, gaining some practical work experience or learning something new? Engage in another volunteer service, local or abroad? Traveling and discovering the world? – Get some ideas and inspiration here… Read more

Facilitating Online Learning

Facilitating Online Learning | Online Courses

Online course facilitation is very important for anyone who would like to support online learning. Learner’s engagement and chances to successful complete the online course is significantly higher with facilitating online learning. Facilitating learning in an online environment is quite different from facilitating face-to-face. It has some unique characteristics and limitations. Read more