Intercultural Learning


EFIL and the AFS Sustainability Challenge

You might have seen this logo floating around social media in the past weeks. It’s from the AFS Sustainability Challenge: a 3 week gamification to encourage AFSers around the world to be more sustainable through small and big actions in their everyday life. The Challenge is a volunteer driven initiative, endorsed by the AFS Board of Trustees and AFS International.   Staša Stojkov, AFS volunteer and member of the organising team, told EFILife that the… Read the full article


EFIL bringing Intercultural learning to Roverway

This year, thanks to a closer cooperation between EFIL and the European office of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM), an EPOT member – and experienced Scout – Alexandra Ruivo Cordeiro (AFS Portugal) -  brought some Intercultural learning workshops at Roverway! What is Roverway? It is  an international activity organised by the European Region of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)…. Read the full article


Winter Academy on Intercultural Competence, Germany – Register now!

REGISTER NOW! From January 16‒27, 2017, InterCultur (the non-profit subsidiary of AFS Germany) and Jacobs University are again offering the Winter Academy on Intercultural Competence in Bremen, Germany. The Winter Academy on Intercultural Competence will not only impart theoretical frameworks regarding intercultural learning, but also practical competencies and knowledge, to enable participants to work as intercultural trainers themselves in the future. Therefore, all courses will include workshop sessions with complementary theoretical and practical content offered… Read the full article


Centre for Language and Culture – Winter School on Intercultural Competence

Do you want to help others develop their intercultural competence? The Centre for Language and Culture is pleased to welcome Dr. Janet Bennet, one of the founding figures of the field of intercultural communication, as well as the executive director of the Intercultural Communication Institute (ICI), and the editor of the Sage Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence. Following the success of last year’s winter school, Dr Bennet returns to provide intercultural training designed to enhance culture… Read the full article