About Project

Partner team of the Development of Intercultural Competence of Students and Trainers in EU VET institutions“ project (INCOM-VET Nr. LLP-LdV-TOI-2013-LT-0145), in accordance to European Commission’s educational policy guidelines and applying the material contained in the book “Building Intercultural Competencies: a Handbook for Professionals in Education, Social Work and Health Care” (compiled by Prof. Maria Giovanna Onorati and Furio Bednarz, 2010), prepared methodological material which consists of four parts:

  1. Methodology for development of intercultural competence (in English, Lithuanian, Finnish, Estonian and German).
  2. Development of intercultural competence: Handbook for teachers and trainers (in English, Lithuanian, Finnish, Estonian and German).
  3. Development of intercultural competence: Handbook for students and apprentices (in English, Lithuanian, Finnish, Estonian and German).
  4. Methodology for working with participants of living labs (in English).

Applying this methodological material, which is full of examples, exercises and tests, you will have the opportunity to improve the intercultural competence, gain a better understanding of the multiple interconnections among cultures and integrate more successfully into the European Union’s labour market.

Researchers, practitioners, experts from Switzerland and European Union countries, namely, Italy, Germany, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania participated in the Development of Intercultural Competence of Students and Trainers in EU VET institutions“ project (INCOM-VET Nr. LLP-LdV-TOI-2013-LT-0145).

This methodological material is intended not only for the European Union’s vocational training specialists, vocational teachers, students but also for scientists who examine intercultural competence development opportunities.

We hope that high school, university, college students and teachers in different countries will have an opportunity to effectively apply this methodological material.

 

Project external experts:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roma Kriaučiūnienė, (Vilnius University, Institute of Foreign Languages,  Lithuania)

Prof. Airi Liimets, (Tallinn University, Estonia).

 

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