Whether new to AFS or a longstanding member of the AFS community, this one-day course will give you an essential understanding of intercultural basics plus hands-on strategies you can use to work with the cultural differences you encounter everyday.
Intercultural Learning (ICL) or "learning to live together" is at the heart of AFS's mission and programs. The What Every Person Should Know About Intercultural Learning™ training course combines the practical expertise developed by AFS over the past 68 years together with an introduction to key core academic theories on the subject to help you in your intercultural encounters -- whether at the workplace, in your community or across borders. This course has been adapted from the popular What Every AFSer Should Know About Intercultural Learning™ that over 4000 AFS volunteers and staff from around the world have participated in.
Participants will be able to:
María Fernanda Batista Lobo - ICL Responsible - AFS Costa Rica
Sarah Collins - AFS Intercultural Link Learning Program Specialist - AFS International
Any person interested in improving how they work with intercultural difference.