Institute for Developing Across Differences

ΩDr. Darla Deardorff | Apr 2023

Story Circles for Experienced Multipliers

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How can multipliers leverage the power of storytelling through the UNESCO Story Circles methodology and support others in their global and intercultural competence development?

>> In one 2-hour Session on Tuesday, Apr 11, learn how to adapt and integrate this powerful structured, yet flexible methodology into your work and existing repertoire to help others strengthen their global and intercultural competence through emotional connection, storytelling, and listening for understanding.

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Join IDD Expert Dr. Darla K. Deardorff to learn how to adapt and use the highly effective UNESCO Story Circles methodology to reap the benefits of emotional connection, storytelling, and listening for understanding in ways that may not be addressed by traditional trainings.

Story Circles initiator and designer Darla will draw upon her experience of facilitating Story Circles around the world to discuss how experienced multipliers can integrate this methodology into their work to support others in their global and intercultural competence development.


Our After Hours: Around the Table with the Experts series features one or more distinguished faculty and is designed for global peers who want to go deeper to strengthen their own expertise. 

2-HOUR SESSION – APRIL 11 – structured format + in-depth Q&A conversational format*
>> Learn more about leveraging the Story Circles methodology to foster global and intercultural competence

Dr. Darla K. Deardorff will share the UNESCO Story Circles methodology for experienced multipliers. You will…

  1. Learn how to adapt and integrate this structured, yet flexible methodology to support the global and intercultural competence development of those you work with,
  2. Reflect upon how you can help other multipliers do the same and leverage the power of story-telling, and
  3. Take away relevant materials and tools for use in your own work.

A recording will be available for 7 days following the Session.

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Dr. Darla K. Deardorffspecializes in cross-cultural scholarship and training, assessment and evaluation, teacher/faculty preparation/development, curriculum internationalization, global leadership, and intercultural coaching. She regularly facilitates learning on intercultural competence, international education assessment, and global leadership, including with UNESCO and OECD. The intercultural competence models developed from her research are widely used.

Darla is Executive Director of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), founder of the World Council in Global and Intercultural Competence, a trainer for the European Association for International Educators (EAIE) and is a research scholar at Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute. 

In addition to holding faculty positions at Nelson Mandela University (South Africa), Meiji University (Japan), and Shanghai International Studies University (China), and Harvard University’s Global Education Think Tank (US), among others, she is author/editor of eleven books and over 60 book chapters and articles.


2-hour Session – Apr 11 – 3-5pm GMT

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