News - Providing Workshops and Webinars

The Human Interaction Lab 13 to 17 August 2018 at Eynsham Hall near Oxford, England

Walt Hopkins provides the Human Interaction Laboratory, that develops the personal and leadership effectiveness: self-awareness, interpersonal skills and knowledge of group dynamics. It is based on the principles of emotional intelligence - the ability to identify emotions, and to apply that information to guide behavior.

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New Horizons diversophy® workshop at NAFSA convention

Early in June a team of teachers from JAMK University of Applied Sciences attended the NAFSA convention in Philadelphia. Steve Crawford, Diane Rupert and Ronan Browne participated and organized a New Horizons workshop for the convention visitors. The event and its facilitation were extremely successful. The event and its facilitation were extremely successful. It was aimed at presenting the New Horizons diversophy® game to participating educators and administrators. The JAMK ambassadors have received highly positive feedback from the participants.

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diversophy® at the SIETAR Switzerland Congress, Lugano, May 25, 2018

The Swiss SIETAR Congress was a great success and most enjoyable experience, with great sessions and beautiful locations. During the workshop Catherine Roignan presented and facilitated the diversophy® Nouveaux Repères game. Participants represented various European nationalities North to South. Playing in groups of 4-5 they provided us with valuable feedback: What is your experience?  – This game fosters dialogue and allows to learn new and interesting things. It worked extremely well with our group. Do some questions raise conflict between players? – There were none that could be identified as raising conflict. That led us to realize that discussion should be encouraged rather than avoided.

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diversophy® at Hochschle Koblenz University of Applied Sciences, April – June 2018.

diversophy® is honored to support the Remagen Campus 12-week acculturation program, that aims to bring together refugees, local Germans and International students from Hochschüle Koblenz university. The main activity was playing the diversophy® Germany game. Overall the environment was very professional, yet friendly.

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Acculturation challenges for young Russian migrants in Finland

In June 2018, Daria Voitenko, our recent diversophy® Intern, successfully submitted her thesis Acculturation challenges for young Russian migrants in Finland. Contributing to the New Horizons Finland youth game. Daria’s excellently researched and insightful dissertation is available at our page Training Materials - free download for those interested in applying diversophy® to social, educational and community groups.

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