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Bridging the Culture Gap

An introduction to resources that can improve our interactions with students and staff from different cultural backgrounds.

The aim of this session is to:
1. Introduce participants to the significance of culture in determining how we view the world
2. Provide participants with knowledge of how aspects of culture underpin interactions between people from different cultures
3. Provide participants with tools to improve their interactions with students and colleagues from different cultures
4. Help participants towards a better understanding of some of the challenges presented by group project work undertaken by students from different cultural backgrounds
5. Provide a forum for discussion in which participants can raise specific cultural challenges that they have faced in the course of their work.

Format: Workshop/presentation

Audience: All staff from academic and other departments whose role includes supporting, teaching or supervising students

Length: 3 hours

When: Dates/times

Thursday 10th December 2020, 11.00am to 12.00noon

Tuesday 9th February 2021, 11.00am to 12.00noon

Tuesday 8th June 2021, 10.00am to 12.00noon

Thursday 5th August 2021, 10.00am to 12.00noon

You can now use the Learning Management System (LMS) to register your interest/reserve your place on this session.

If you have any queries please email supsup@sheffield.ac.uk.