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Intercultural Competences training course by IDEC in Greece

Intercultural Competences

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Scope

Understanding culture, multiculturalism and nationalism in the framework of education and training.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff at all types of education and training organizations, NGOs and organizations organizing education programmes:

  • Directors / headmasters
  • Teachers / trainers
  • Pedagogical and school counselors

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Gain a basic knowledge of the legal concepts and the main regulatory issues related to migration,
  • Acquire basic skills to interact with people of different minorities
  • Acquire knowledge of problem solving techniques
  • Acquire a proficient level in conflict management,
  • Acquire a proficient level in intercultural trainer competences.

Methodology

  • Presentations
  • Examples and case studies
  • Workshops and exercises facilitated by the trainer

Thematic units

  • Cultures and stereotypes
  • History of migration
  • Legislation
  • Human rights
  • Intercultural learning – intercultural trainer competence
  • Communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Problem solving
  • Intercultural conflict management

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations and support material. The learning material will be available on-line in English language.

Trainer

Betty Aggeletaki: adults trainer, psychologist counselor, special education specialist.

Cost

Tuition fees: 350 euro per person
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility.

Cultural programme: 150 euro per person (Not applicable for the courses organised in Korinthia)
The cost includes lunch during the course, cultural activities (walking tour of Piraeus and guided tour of Athens) and three common dinners. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.

The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
Cultures and stereotypes:
Illustration of the concept of culture, key categories (ethnic group, race, racism, multiculturalism, gender, nationality, religion)
Prejudices and stereotypes
Obstacles to integration
Xenophobia and racism
Activity: The own social and cultural identity
History of migration :
History and reasons for migration
Source of information on history of world globalisation
History of migration
Geopolitics
History of assimilation trends
Current situation in Europe and the world
Information on the political and social situation in Europe
Current national and European immigration
Quantitative and qualitative data on the presence of foreigners
Assimilation policies -new integration policies
Glossary of words and expressions related to immigration and integration
Day 2
Legislation:
Basic legal concepts: citizenship, nationality, residence permit, family reunion
Principles fixed in the project of the new European Constitution
European law on migration
Human rights and rules against discrimination - Convention of Gevena (1951)
Activity: National laws on migration (entry, asylum, permanence, integration, work, health services, children and family law)
Human rights:
European Declaration of human rights
European Convention of human rights
European Declaration against illegal traffic of immigrants
Directive 2000/78
Directive 2000/43
Intercultural Learning - Intercultural Trainer Competence:
Basic knowledge over the theme cultural imprint, also gender specific
Training of the perception ability for diversities in the group of students or participants
Behavioural repertoire (the possible range of behaviours)
Day 3
Communication:
Basic techniques of communication and management of interviews
Structure of a face to face interview
Management
Reference framework
Message
Intention
Ability to listen
Empathy
Feed - back
Intercultural communication
Peculiarities of intercultural communication
Non-verbal communication styles
Gender typical communication
Group dynamics, norms, roles, cultural filter
Coding, decoding
Analysis of the situation, clarification, capacity to stand back
Stereotypes, commonplaces and prejudices
Activity: Intercultural communication case studies
Day 4
Problem solving
Analysis of solving strategies
Multi-faced problems and multi-faced solutions
Strategies to involve immigrants users
Strategies to identify the problems
Activity: problem solving in real world situations
Intercultural conflict management
Types of conflict in the ethnic or social dimension
Methods and instruments for constructive conflict management
Positive conflict and difference management
Conflict definition and classification
Types of conflicts
Levels and contexts of social conflicts
Premises or causes of conflicts
Day 5
Activity: simulation of intercultural conflict management
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility

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Training sessions

Location Dates
Piraeus 3-7/4/2017
Corinthia 17-21/7/2017
Piraeus 11-15/9/2017
Piraeus 30/10-3/11/2017
Piraeus 12-16/2/2018
Glyfada 25-29/6/2018
Piraeus 8-12/10/2018

Testimonials

The organisation of the course was very good. Before the course started we received email answers immediately. During the course the staff always helped. Our trainer was very friendly and competent and always reacted on the wishes and needs of the participants. I will recommend the course!

Barbara, Albrecht- Dürer- Mittelschule, Germany

I enjoyed this course very much. Very well organised, we got help whenever and to whatever we needed. All people have been very friendly. The course was a lot of fun!

Claudia, Albrecht- Dürer- Mittelschule, Germany

Very kind and profesional trainer.

Margarida, Agrupamento de Escolas Rainha Santa Isabel, Portugal

The seminar met my expectations very much.

Doina, Scoala Gimnaziala Vasile Parvan, Romania

I believe that all the course was very interesting.

Maria, Scoala Gimnaziala Vasile Parvan, Romania

I am quite agreed! Thanks a lot.

Frauke, Hunsrueck Grundschule, Germany

I have enjoyed very much with IDEC team, and of course I am taking with me very valuable lessons.

Rafael, IES de Bocairent, Spain

Course is OK and a good experience of understanding common situation in Europe in the field of multiculturality.

Vallo, Tartu Art College, Estonia

The course was nice with a great atmosphere! It is really interesting to talk to other people about the intercultural experiences in their countries. The visit to the intercultural school was great and showed us that things that can be done for real.

Minerva, Internship in Greece, Spain

Thank you, it was really interesting. I have learnt a lot and I have exchanged and received a lot from everyone.

Federica, Internship in Greece, Italy

Business Hours

We are available to reply 
to any question 8 Hours a day

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend: Closed

Easter (14-17/4/2017): Closed

Our Offices

Piraeus

96, Iroon Polytechniou Avenue
18536 Piraeus, Greece
Tel: (0030) 2104286227
Fax: (0030) 2104286228
Email: idec@trainingcentre.gr

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