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T4EU Professional Development Training in Kaunas

Webinars for Academic and Non-Academic Staff

March–June 2023 | Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

  • event for: academic and non-academic staff
  • form of the event: webinars | online
  • language: English

Call for applications

The Transform4Europe Alliance has developed various innovative training materials as short online training units (webinars). The training sessions will be launched soon and will take place from March to June 2023. The webinars will cater to and foster various skills – Innovative Teaching, Intercultural Communication, Digital Storytelling, Time and Project Management, etc. – that may be of use for every academic or/and non-academic staff member from across the Alliance.

We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and register to the webinars to further develop your competences. The list of available webinars in March and registration forms can be found below. The registration for upcoming trainings will be announced soon.

Participants of the Transform4Europe Professional Development training /webinars will be awarded certificates recognized alliance-wide.

The webinars will be delivered on the “MS Teams” platform and held in English.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email: transform4europe@vdu.lt 

Webinars in March

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Innovative teaching methods in developing and enabling Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools

Participants will be introduced to the innovative teaching methods and will have a hands-on experience in not only developing but also enabling the ICT tools in order to present the information in an innovative and interactive way.

For: academic staff 
Date: March 15, 13.00-15.00 (CET)
Lecturer: Vigilija Žiūraitė – a PhD student in Political Science at Vytautas Magnus University with interdisciplinary education in sociology, journalism, communication and language studies.

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Do you hear what I hear? Avoiding the pitfalls of intercultural communication

Particular attention will be paid to issues of values, the role of stereotypes in both hindering and assisting intercultural communication, and challenges that arise in multicultural teams.

For: academic and non-academic staff 
Date: March 21, 12.00-14.00 (CET)
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ignas Kalpokas – taught “Intercultural Communication” course for MA students at Vytautas Magnus University and a BA level course “International Business Communication” at ISM University of Management and Economics.

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Breaking intercultural communication barriers

The aim of this training is to bring awareness to challenges of intercultural communication that occur in the educational institutions on daily bases.

For: academic and non-academic staff 
Date: March 22, 13.30-15.30 (CET)
Lecturer: Vaida Misevičiūtė – a lecturer in English language and multilingual pedagogy at Vytautas Magnus University. Most of her work experience was gained in the USA, at Roosevelt University, where she had been working with students from all over the world. “International Business Communication” at ISM University of Management and Economics.