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Centre for Intercultural Studies

-A permanent group for intercultural education composed of members from different institutions; -A permanent commitment to academic and educational consulting on the theme of intercultural education for educators at all levels and in all settings, as well as social workers, university students and post graduates; -Organization of national and international conferences and seminars in the fields of intercultural education, management and communication; -Research, consulting and organization of vocational and refresher courses for teachers and other professionals in education (especially regarding education theory and teaching methods, verbal communication, Cooperative Learning, intercultural education and conflict management); -Research, consulting and organization of vocational courses to aid professionals in the fields of business, law, social work and health care, media (Intercultural Journalism and Social Media) in identifying the nature of conflicts, employing methods of intercultural management and intercultural communication, and improving the social conditions of their clients; -A one-year master’s program available via distance learning in “Intercultural Competence and Management – Intercultural Mediation and Communication” for professionals in the fields of education, business, social work, health care, and mass media (intercultural journalism, social media, European video journalism), in cooperation with various national and international institutions, especially the International Association for Intercultural Education and the Universities of Cologne, Würzburg, London, and Madrid.
Contact people
Agostino Portera

URL
https://csi.univr.it/

Marta Milani
Temporary Assistant Professor
Agostino Portera
Full Professor
Topic Research area
Intercultural Competence Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Education
Cooperative Learning Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Education
Teacher Education Formazione e organizzazioni
Education
Intercultural Mediation and Counseling Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Education
pedagogia sociale, pedagogia interculturale Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Special aspects of education
Title Managers Sponsors Starting date Duration (months)
Cooperating to Learn Together Stefania Lamberti, Marta Milani Jan 1, 2013 36
Creation of Continuous Development Programme for Educators (CCPD4E) Agostino Portera Commissione Europea Jan 1, 2015 36
Mapping Teacher Training in Europe (MATT) Agostino Portera Commissione Europea Jan 1, 2019 24
RICK's Cafe: Renewing Intercultural Competences and Knowledge Spaces Agostino Portera Sep 1, 2010 36
Educational Achievement, Social Inclusion and Cohesion: Innovative Strategies, ICT and Evaluation Models Agostino Portera MIUR - PRIN Feb 1, 2013 36

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