Intercultural Development through Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Briefing

Georgeta Rata

Abstract


One of the important features of the Erasmus+ Programme is “Equity and Inclusion”. Equity and inclusion can be promoted by facilitating the access to transnational projects to learners with disadvantaged backgrounds (and, therefore, fewer opportunities compared to their peers). One of the personal difficulties or obstacles that limit or prevent these learners from taking part in transnational projects is cultural differences. Tertiary level students usually fall into this category because they face linguistic adaptation and cultural inclusion difficulties. If linguistic adaptation is an ongoing process due to the language courses undergraduates may or are compelled to attend, cultural inclusion remains an issue. Moreover, one of the aims of all Key Actions types (1, 2, and 3) is to improve the teaching and learning of languages and promote the EU’s broad linguistic diversity and intercultural awareness.


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Erasmus+ Programme, Intercultural development, Intercultural awareness, Cultural briefing

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