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One week left to register: European Developing Across Differences (DAD) Learning Lab & Community Week

30 May 2022

The University of Groningen Language Centre, in partnership with the Institute of Developing Across Differences (IDD), will host the advanced level European Developing Across Differences (DAD) Learning Lab & Community Week from 19-25 June 2022. Registration is still possible until 6 June!


Join experienced colleagues—faculty, staff and other practitioners—from Europe and beyond in this inaugural edition of an in-depth professional development and knowledge creation event. Attend to hone your expertise in these areas:

  • intercultural communication,
  • diversity & inclusion,
  • global learning, and
  • global competence

in order to better support your stakeholders and those you serve.

The University is a strategic partner for the DAD Learning Lab as a part of our ongoing commitment to offer outstanding professional development opportunities to our faculty and others, to evolve how we approach intercultural understanding and global inclusion, and to expand our reach within the wider community that we collectively impact.

RUG intercultural competence section head and D&I programme manager Drs. Michaela Carrière will be featured among the experts at this experiential learning programme. Together with Dr. Nagesh Rao, she will co-lead the DESIGNING INCLUSIVE, INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATIONS: Implementing structural changes and personal development work for more inclusive, effective organisations - 22-24 June - 3 days - €1450.

Other faculty and courses include:
  • Dr. Milton Bennett - BUILDING INTERCULTURAL VIABILITY(TM) IN ORGANIZATIONS: The Development of Collective Intercultural Adaptability - 22-24 June - 3 days - €1450

  • Dr. Darla Deardorff - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES: Fostering Intercultural & Global Competence for Deeper Personal Transformation - 20-21 June - 2 days - €975

  • Dr. Nagesh Rao - COACHING ACROSS DIFFERENCES: Incorporating culturally- adaptive coaching into your practice or organisation—what, why and how - 21 June - 1 day - €500

  • Dr. Mai Nguyen - APPLYING NEUROSCIENCE: Using neuroscience to foster workplace inclusion, diversity,  personal leadership - 22-24 June - 3 days - €1450

  • Sherifa M.B.E. Fayez, Dr. Jana Hollá - SHIFTING DEMOGRAPHICS: Navigating migration, diversity & interculturality in Europe—Focus on Arab communities - 20-21 June - 2 days - €975

  • Dr. Maja Nenadović - (DE)POLARISING DIALOGUE: Developing practical strategies to defuse polarization and increase impact - 20-21 June - 2 days - €975

  • Nene Molefi - COLLABORATION THROUGH DEI: Advanced inclusion, diversity and anti-discrimination approaches - 22-24 June - 3 days - €1450

  • Dr. Barry van Driel - EXPERIENTIAL PERSPECTIVE-TAKING: Using the Memory Walk methodology to foster inclusion competencies  - 20 June - 1 day - €500

  • Gorik Van Helleputte, Dima Bou-Mosleh - GLOBAL LEARNING PEDAGOGIES: Integrating effective experiential processes and practices for classroom and workplace learning* - 20-21 June - 2 days  €975

  • Dr. Nadine Binder with guest experts - INTERSECTIONS (5-DAYS): Leveraging connections between 4 key Differences narratives for greater impact: Intercultural communication, Diversity, equity & inclusion, Global learning, and Global Competence - 20-24 June - 5 days - €2000

  • Dr. Jana Hollá with guest experts - INTERSECTIONS LIGHT (3-DAYS): Leveraging connections between 2 of 4 key Differences narratives for greater impact: Intercultural Communication and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - 22-24 June - 3 days - €1450

The event will be held on the RUG campus from 19-25 June.

NB: This programme is highly recommended for colleagues who have previously attended the RUG Summer School on Intercultural Competence.

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