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How to teach in an international classroom


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  • Programme is for

    Teachers who are teaching or preparing to teach in an international classroom

  • Date

    Several times a year

  • Time

    One half day meeting (face-to-face session);
    Time for homework;
    Total time investment one working day (this might differ depending on the efforts of the participants)

  • Location


  • Trainers

    Chantal Scholten;
    Marie-José Verkroost

  • Course materials

    The workshop uses materials from many different sources, made available through the CELT website


  • The teacher is aware of his own intercultural skills and attitude in teaching and is able to formulate plans for further professional development, based on this.
  • The teacher is capable to make conscious decisions in his/her teaching methods, fitting with the cultural backgrounds of the students. 
  • The teacher is able to mention the different perspectives of internationalisation in education and is able to apply these in a case study. 
  • The teacher is able to work with heterogeneous groups in education.
  • The teacher is aware of problems international students are facing in education at UT.


This workshop is meant for teachers who are teaching or preparing to teach in an international classroom. The purpose of the workshop is to offer both an overview and practical tips for course development and teaching for students with different cultural backgrounds. Teachers are motivated to look at their own teaching practice critically and develop a plan for further development concerning internationalization.


During the meeting the trainers will present theoretical background and provide instruction, tips and examples. Participants will discuss with colleagues relevant issues and work on their own case studies for further improvement.


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