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AATF Convention Philadelphia 2019
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Tuesday, July 16 • 08:30 - 09:45
304S: A Rocky Pathway to Intercultural Competence For Both American and Immigrant Students

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The number of immigrants and refugees in our educational institutions continues to grow.Their survival and ability to thrive in their "new home" will depend on our ability to welcome them with an open heart, understanding, and mutual respect. This interactive session will address challenges, research-based practices, and strategies that might enhance intercultural skills and mutual understanding for both hosts and newcomers. The presenter will demonstrate that the pathway to intercultural competence is rocky because of the cultural adjustment that hosts and guests need to make.

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kadima bukasa

Educator, Philadelphia School District
After my graduation with honor from "Institut Supérieur de Commerce/Kinshasa in 1986, I worked as an accountant technician at US Embassy Kinshasa from 1986 to 1996 before I immigrated to the United States in 1996. In 2003, I was accepted at Chestnut Hill College, PA in educational... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 08:30 - 09:45
Salle: E2

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