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Managing Diversity in the classroomTraining Center
This course is aimed to provide teachers with pedagogical theories and resources to manage cultural differences to foster intercultural coexistence in the classroom. It will also help to learn about our awareness of differences and how we manage them by sharing best practices and analyzing case studies. The course has a practical element providing suggestions to use in the classroom but also the open discussion will bring different approaches to the work with students with these new tools.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Learn about resources and best practices to manage multicultural realities in the classroom
- Develop your own style of intercultural leadership to manage differences
- Increase your ability to effectively lead students through self-awareness and make them grow
through intercultural experience
Francisco Frisuelos has extensive experience working for about 25 years in international education, both as a professor and administrator of international programs.
He holds a Ph.D. inHumanities with an International Mention from Universidad Carlos III (Madrid) and a Degree in
History and Geography from Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).
He has taught courses in Intercultural Communication for many years at the university level and has lectured on this topic at different International Conferences.
Currently, he works as a Secondary teacher while he collaborates with different university programs.
Presentation. Setting objectives.
The different dimensions of diversity
Cultural differences: Ingroups and Outgroups
Prejudice: The role of Stereotypes
Perception: How are we perceived and how we perceived others
Kolb’s Learning Styles: awareness of students
Hofstede’s Cultural dimensions.
Bridging and mediating practices.
Case studies analysis
Final project - Developing and action plan