The Cross-Cultural Classroom
This session considers the impact of different cultural dimensions in the classroom. Begins with a short introduction to CCKs, with special reference to TCKs and Educational CCKs, then continues on to look at Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions. Concludes with a practical application of this theory to the international school classroom (designed for educators in the international school environment).
Why should I take this course?
While aimed at International Educators particularly, this workshops helps Parents of international students understand the cross-cultural struggles they may be facing in the classroom, normalizing the difficulties that accompany these wonderful educational opportunities.
While aimed at International Educators particularly, all Care Providers gain insights into the long-term impacts of cross-cultural education on young people, including their identity and family relationships, and how to support them well.
While aimed at International Educators particularly, this workshops helps those who were international students understand the cross-cultural struggles they may have been facing in the classroom, normalizing the difficulties that accompany these wonderful educational opportunities.
Meet the instructor
Director of Research and International Education
Tanya is a leading expert in the field of modern Third Culture Kids and issues facing cross-cultural families. She is the author of Misunderstood: The Impact of Growing Up Overseas in the 21st Century (2016), a book which opens a window on the experience of an international childhood in the internet age. Tanya serves TCK Training families - offering virtual debriefing, parent coaching, consulting, and training - particularly to those living in Eastern Hemisphere time zones. She conducts research on behalf of TCK Training in the area of TCKs and ACE scores.