Developing Intercultural Awareness and Competence

Going Abroad: How to deal with Culture Shock? [Image: Ylanite CC0 via Pixabay]

Going Abroad: How to deal with Culture Shock?

Have you ever felt lost in another country, not having any idea what is going on around you and people and culture throw you off balance? – “Going Abroad: How to deal with Culture Shock?” Online Course walks you through the process of transition entering a new, unknown culture in order to live and work abroad. Read more

Volunteers in Poland [Alex Mihis via unsplash.com]

Resources for Volunteers in Poland

What do you need to know to start your voluntary service in Poland? – Check out information and resources for volunteering activities within the European Solidarity Corps (also known as European Voluntary Service) and the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme: volunteering, learning and Youthpass, Poland, it’s history, places to see and travelling tips, learning the Polish language and working with children and youth. 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