Intercultural Competencies: to What Extent Were They Explicitly Promoted During an Intensive Study Programme

Karen Hudson

Abstract

Engagement in short study abroad experiences in the form of an Intensive Study Programmes is a popular aspect of many Initial Teacher Education Programmes. Due to the short timeframe that these programme operate in it is possible the some aspects of the programme aims can remain implicit. It is the responsibility of staff involved in programmes to ensure that students derive as much benefit as possible from their engagement in them as possible. This article focusses on the extent to which the aim to develop intercultural competencies during an Intensive Study Programme was successful.  

Keywords

: Intercultural competencies, Intensive Study Programmes, Teacher Education

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