Video: Going Global 2015 - Intercultural competence

What does it take to develop intercultural competence?


June 2015


Dr Catriona Cunningham-Consultant in Academic Practice, The Higher Education Academy, UK

Tracy Ferrier - Head of Skills, British Council, UK

Dr Bhuall Nandkumar- Associate Professor, New York Institute of Technology, USA

Dr Elizabeth Sandell- Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, USA

Keith Warburton- International Business Development Director, Sannam S4, UK


This session questioned the notion of intercultural competence exploring the need of these skills to thrive in an intercultural world. The session looked at how intercultural competence can best be developed through either targeted training or by creating an institutional ethos embracing diversity.

Finally the session asked how we can best ensure intercultural experiences develop intercultural competence.

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