Groningen, Netherlands

Developing Across Differences: Advanced Techniques

when 10 July 2023 - 11 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 0.5 EC
fee EUR 990

This participant-centered course is designed for experienced professionals to peer-share, enhance your existing techniques, and add approaches to your toolbox. Over two days, discover how to incorporate—and help others learn to use—UNESCO Story Circles, a new cutting-edge approach to personal intercultural and global competence development that leverages the power of emotional connection, and learn with colleagues how to improve advanced techniques for supporting your stakeholders.

Course leader

Dr. Darla Deardorff

Target group

The DAD is for multipliers who help individuals, organizations and societies better recognize, appreciate and use differences as a way of better communicating, working and thriving together.

These are (in-house and external) trainers, educators, consultants, coaches, researchers, scholars, facilitators, HR staff, advanced-level (MA+) students, and professional development specialists with 5+ years of experience/study in the greater Differences field. Contact the organisers at or for consultation about appropriateness and eligibility.

It is expected that the participants have a sufficient command of the English language to actively participate in the discussions and to present their own work in English.

Course aim

After this course you —and those you work with— will be able to:

1. Adapt and use the highly effective UNESCO Story Circles methodology to reap the benefits of emotional connection, storytelling, and listening for understanding in ways that may not be addressed by traditional trainings.
2. Be more effective in using specific techniques by getting expert and peer feedback on how they have successfully implemented these approaches when supporting clients, colleagues, students, learners, and participants in developing and strengthening their intercultural and global competence.

Fee info

EUR 990: includes course and materials, optional evening programming

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