Welcome to our Cultural Awareness & Diversity Training
Below are some examples of the programmes offered by GB8 Ltd. The examples provide a flavour of the different emphasis delivered in the training. The training programmes are bespoke and tailored to meet the needs, objectives and aims of the client.
Cultural Awareness for staff in educational establishments
This training programme aims to help academic and support staff in educational establishments discover and understand more about their own culture, the cultures of the people they work with and with the students they engage. The programme will enable staff to support international students and enhance the student experience. The interactive programme can be tailor-made for half day or full day sessions and provides participants with an opportunity to share each other’s experiences.
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to have a clearer understanding of their own culture and that of those they interact with, enabling greater appreciation and inclusivity in supporting the needs of colleagues and students. Participants will also have an increase understanding of cultural diversity, the various stages of adjustments for international students and how best to support them.
Exploring a Different Culture
This training programme is a follow-up to the Cultural Awareness programme. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the education, social, political and economic practices of a particular cultural group. The programme is highly interactive and helps participants to increase their understanding of the customs and practices of different cultural groups. The programme is tailor made for half day sessions and will include an opportunity for meeting people from the various cultures explored.
Bite-size language training
This is a short training course and is designed to encourage participants to learn some basic language training of various cultural groups in an educational establishment. The training is an ice-breaker which helps participants to reach out to students of different cultural groups. The course can be delivered across lunch time and has a casual, interactive, fun approach.
Cross Cultural Team Building
This programme aims to raise team members' awareness of each other’s cultures in order to foster mutual trust, respect and understanding. The programme will enable staff within teams to develop and agree team values and goals, creating in itself a team culture. This is a tailor made programme covering a full day of activities.
Cultural Diversity Training
This programme supports HR staff to understand their responsibilities towards ethnic minority staff and/or look at ways of nurturing harmonious inter-personal relationships at work. Tailor made to meet the needs of the institution; this programme will take a full day and will enable HR staff to increase their capability to support staff from various backgrounds.