Developing Intercultural Awareness and Competence

Miedzy Innymi - Among Others [Ela Kielak Krakow 2016]

“Między Innymi – Among Others” | Bringing Intercultural and Non-Formal Education to Higher Education Institutions

“Między Innymi” (engl. “Among Others”) aims at developing intercultural awareness and competence of future teachers, educators, youth and social workers and bringing Intercultural and Non-Formal Education to Higher Education Institutions. The initiative started 2010 in Poland and is a joint initiative between the Foundation for the Development of the Education System (FRSE) and the German-Polish Youth Office (PNWM). Read more

Intercultural Sensitivity in Vocational Orientation

Intercultural Sensitivity in Vocational Orientation. A long-term blended training programme

The qualification programme “Intercultural Sensitivity in Vocational Orientation” can be counted among the most extensive intercultural training courses in Germany. Between March 2016 and June 2017 more than 400 professionals from the field of vocational orientation were trained in long-term blended training course in their intercultural sensitivity and competence. Read more

Thoughts about Language: 7 Language Quotes

Thoughts about Language: Seven Language Quotes

Language is essential for communication. Through language we understand one another. This is not only true for intercultural encounters, but for everyday interactions between people in general. Learning another language extends our perspective and world view. Every new language extend our horizon, oour ways how we see and express ourselves. Read more

Surviving Polish Winter

How to Survive Winter in Poland?

Winter? What winter? – Last two winters have been exceptionally mild. However, the image about Polish winter is pretty bad, even sacry: cold and frosty, freezing temperatures far below zero, sometimes -15 °C and even less – just to name a few. But is it true? – Let’s check!Read more

Online Learning Opportunities [Viktor Hanacek via picjumbo.com]

Online Learning Opportunities | Learn Something New Anytime, Anywhere!

>The development of technology has a profound effect on society. It also effects the way we learn, broaden our knowledge and develop new skills: Online courses and so called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have become more and more popular. Universities and educational institutions invested in online learning platforms and offer online learning opportunities, that allow us to engage in topics like computer science, programming, history, business, marketing, philosophy, psychology, meditation, self-development, and many more. Read more