Intercultural Moderator metabadge defines the competenceto comport oneself in a sensitive, reflective and appropriate manner during intercultural encounters. It also denotes the ability to recognise how culture shapes one’s own perspectives, judgements and actions.
Intercultural Communicator badge demonstrates the ability to understand different cultures, including one’s own, and to use this understanding to communicate with people from other cultures successfully.
Understanding sociolinguistic diversity
Understanding globalisation and cultural hybridisation
Understanding stereotype effects
Being able to adjust to new cultural environments
Expressing conviviality in intercultural settings
Being able to adapt to different communication styles and behaviours
Showing respect - thinking comparatively and without prejudice about cultural differences
Being open to constructive criticism and the challenging of accepted ideas
Being curious - viewing difference as a learning opportunity
Participants have to successfully accomplish the following tasks before the BADU Open Badge will be issued.
Having successfully completed an entire learning activity (training course, seminar, online course, workshop etc.), a voluntary programme/internship
Assessment session with the trainer/mentor
Conducted one workshop on the topic of the activity with youth within 2 months after the activity
Conducted critical incident analysis
Problem Solving and simulation games on the specific topic of the activity