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¿Grandes? expectativas

¿Grandes? expectativas

Durante tres años dirigí un estudio orientado a conocer mejor las expectativas de alumnos estadounidenses en programas educativos en España. Entre otras cosas, queríamos saber cuáles eran sus expectativas antes de llegar a España, en qué se basaban y si se cumplieron....

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Art as an Intercultural vehicle/ Arte como vehículo intercultural

Art as an Intercultural vehicle/ Arte como vehículo intercultural

The image above was taken last summer and it belongs to the “Plaza Mayor” in Salamanca, with an elephant sculpture by Miquel Barceló, one of the best still alive contemporary artists in Spain. It is a strong and interesting image that talks about the mixing of the...

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Breaking stereotypes/ Rompiendo estereotipos

Breaking stereotypes/ Rompiendo estereotipos

The image that goes with this message represents some of the most common (and sometimes worse) stereotypes about some countries/cultures. Do they represent 100% of the population of that region? Obviously not. Do foreign people think they may be true? Unfortunately,...

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Paid teaching opportunities in Spain

Paid teaching opportunities in Spain

The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity to assist teachers in the English...

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Cultural Ambassadors in Spain

Cultural Ambassadors in Spain

The Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has just opened the application process to become a culture ambassador in Spain for the next 2018-2019 academic year. What is it? It’s a paid academic program where foreign citizens teach in public Spanish schools...

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Taller de adaptación cultural

Taller de adaptación cultural

Desde la School for Intercultural Education seguimos trabajando en mejorar la interculturalidad y las relaciones con individuos y colectivos de otras culturas. Para ello, presentamos un taller de 3 horas de duración sobre la primera adaptación cultural, orientado...

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Cultural adjustment activities

Cultural adjustment activities

The School for Intercultural Education aims to break the culture gap and help people integrate better in a new culture or environment. Apart from our long duration courses addressed to Education professionals, we have just launched a third division on Cultural...

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Expectations

Expectations

In an article written by E. David Wong and published in Frontiers, The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad (Volume XXVI, Fall ’15), discussion was active about wether the expectations of Study Abroad students were maybe too high, what lead to dissapointment and...

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Sevilla is Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 #1

Sevilla is Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 #1

Lonely Planet has ranked our city, Seville, as #1 in its Best in travel cities ranking for 2018. You can read all the information here. Among other things, Lonely Planet highlights that: Over the past 10 years, Seville has transformed itself. Once a traffic-congested...

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Who we are

Who we are

Back in November 2000, I started working in a Study Abroad program in Barcelona, almost by chance. Did I have any experience with foreign students? No. Did I know much about the USA culture? Just a little. Was I aware of these students’ needs? Only those my common...

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Contact

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Amalia Herencia Grillo

Phone: (+34) 670 445 406
Email: amalia@intercultural-school.org