Commigration's Main Training Activity, “Effective Communication with Immigrants,” Took Place From 13.06.2022 to 19.06.2022 at the University Sapienza of Rome.
The main training activity Commigration is a training of trainers activity organized to develop effective communication with immigrants and public employees. A total of 20 people participated in this activity, which was hosted by Sapienza University of Rome between 13-19 June 2022. The participants came from the Antalya Provincial Directorate of Migration Management, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, Akdeniz University, Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association, and Learning For Integration Association.
The primary material for the training was prepared by the Sapienza University of Rome, based on the analysis of surveys and interviews among migrants and public officials conducted in the partner countries. The training was delivered in five modules: "Introduction to Concepts of Interculture and Mediation in Multicultural Contexts," "Intercultural Communication," "Subculture and Gender," "Otherness and Representations," and "Intercultural Communication in Public Offices."
In addition to the theoretical parts, the training content included role plays that provided the experience of being a foreigner. In addition, observation of good practices and knowledge sharing, such as a visit to the migration office in Rome, was also included in the scope of the activity.
Commigration provided its participants with intercultural communication and mediation skills and enabled them to communicate effectively with public servants to facilitate migrants' access to public services. This training activity was an essential step in supporting the integration process of migrants.
Topics and Instructors
1. INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTS OF INTERCULTURE AND MEDIATION IN MULTICULTURAL CONTEXTS
(Prof. Marco Binotto, Prof. Amedeo Pistolese)
2. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
3. SUBCULTURE AND GENDER
4. OTHERNESS AND REPRESENTATIONS
5. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN PUBLIC OFFICES