The intercultural training of teachers: from theory to practice

Colle di Val d’Elsa, November 2nd - 4th 2017

Theme: The intercultural training of teachers: from theory to practice


  • How to formulate a credit programme for Intercultural learning for initial teacher education?
  • How to structure an in-service programme for professional development for teachers?
  • What are specific activities and approaches for developing teachers' intercultural learning? 
  • What needs to happen to secure school heads' commitment to intercultural learning and professional development for teachers?
  • What are the implications of PISA 2018 Global Competence Test for the professional development of teachers? for the classroom and curriculum?

Desired outcome:

A survey of what is done already in initial and in-service training for secondary school teachers and how intercultural competence is already included in the competence framework for teachers.

At the end a statement by the Forum on a programme for intercultural training of teachers in both initial teacher education and in-service training and on the need for school commitment to intercultural learning.

The programme, the proceedings and the final statement are available below.



VIII FORUM programme

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Final statement

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