Teaching Across Cultures 13th/14th Nov — professional development for staff working with Chinese students

Teaching Across Cultures

Teaching Across Cultures: Understanding Chinese ways of learning and teaching

University of Bath: 13-14 November 2014

A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR STAFF WORKING WITH CHINESE STUDENTS

An intensive two-day course looking at strategies for improved inter-cultural communication and learning.

It was well worth the time sacrificed from my teaching commitments as I’ve learned so much about the backgrounds, motivation and aspirations of our Chinese students. Hilary McCann, Berkhamsted Schools Group

If you are new to the Chinese market, this course will help you understand your customer – the parents, the student, the agent. Daphne Whitchurch, Dauntsey’s School

The trainer, Dan-Li Dunford, is originally from mainland China where she trained as an English teacher. She studied European Management in France and gained an MBA Degree in the UK. Dan-Li has worked in the Import Export sector in China and in the education sector for over 10 years. She lectures in Mandarin Chinese Language and Culture and Business Chinese.

Our course:

*   For educators in primary, secondary, tertiary and higher education
*   For pastoral and student services officers
*   Also for researchers in pedagogy and anyone interested in cultural awareness
*   Cost £330
*   Application Deadline:
17 October 2014

For more details and to enrol, visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/cpd/courses/intercultural.html or download the programme’s brochure: Teaching Across Cultures Nov 2014 (PDF – 395KB)