Equality and Diversity in an Ethic Classroom

What are the definitions of equality and diversity that are useful in the context of an ethic classroom? This article is going to explore ways to promote equality and diversity in your teaching.  By definition, Equality means to recognise the right of all individuals...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018

Why are International Students Important to your University

Why are international students so important to your university? Why is everybody so crazy about getting students from abroad at their schools? Why do you have to create diversity among your students? If some of these questions have ever crossed your mind, keep reading, because...
Posted On 19 Jan 2018

PON Projects 101: Accommodation, Culture, Food

PON scholarships are a very important opportunity for Italian secondary students. With generous EU funding and on the basis of their merit, students have the opportunity to go on a study abroad experience and explore a foreign culture completely free of charge. In...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017

Jennifer Phillips, WESLI: Latin American students are full of warmth

Ahead of our upcoming agents fairs in Latin America this September, we thought to share some first-hand educator impressions about this market. As you know, successful recruitment of Latin American students has its own peculiarities and subtleties. Are you looking...
Posted On 21 Jul 2017

International Student Recruitment Strategies By Language: Spanish

It’s Wednesday again and we continue our journey into internationalisation strategies by language! After English and Chinese, our next stop on the way to international student recruitment success is Spanish. According to “Latino Recruitment” by Veronica Guzman...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

International Student Recruitment Strategies by Language: English

Each region and culture has a typical view on recruiting, and usually attracts specific types of international students. In previous posts we’ve discussed four different types of cultures according to the Richard D. Lewis classification. We’ve also discussed some...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Cultural Activities Toolkit for Welcoming International Students

Being a successful international students officer means keeping an open mind and a welcoming attitude. You just have to embrace all the different cultures that come to campus together with students from around the world. An example of good practice is to engage international and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2017

Common Mistakes In Cross-Cultural Management: How To Avoid Them?

We talk a lot about all the successful examples of cross-cultural management. Isn’t it time to talk a bit about some common mistakes, too? Defining the problem is the first step towards a solution. Let’s seek for solutions together in the comments! Mistake #1: Forcing...

7 Online Courses About Cross-Cultural Management And Diversity

Being an educator is like having a perfect playground for experiments. You can always try out new methods and approaches with your international students, and then share your findings with your colleagues. Still, cross-cultural management is one of those topics that...

Communication 101: Leadership Approaches To Cross-Cultural Management

In it’s essence, management is all about communication. Moreover, it’s about sharing a goal, seeing that your team understands the value of it and ensuring that you implement whatever plans you make in reality. So, if you want to make sure the international students...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017

Cross-cultural Management Through An Online Course On Campus

Should I create an online course as a tool for cross cultural management on campus? The simplest answer would be: of course, if i have all the resources. In a perfect world, we would all allocate the necessary time and funds to various tools for building diversity. In...
Posted On 23 Dec 2016

Poland and Iran: What Can We Learn From Mixed Cultures?

Richard D. Lewis’ cultural typology model may be fascinating, but it is surely not exhaustive and universally applicable to each and every country in the world. There are many countries that actually do not fit straight into any of the 3 main types we’ve been...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016
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