Ep. 19 | Amanda Nicolle – An industry partnership with government to address skill & labour shortages

Oct162019 Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify Listen on PodBean 16 Oct 2019 | Ep.19 – An industry partnership with government to address skill and labour shortages In this episode of Stirring the Pot, we talk with Amanda Nicolle – Director of Industry Partnerships at the Ministry of Social Development. Amanda leads an MSD initiative to…

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Are engineers behind the times when it comes to intercultural training?

Surprisingly, this appears to be the case according to research recently released. An interdisciplinary team involving researchers with backgrounds in engineering, intercultural communication, and applied linguistics from universities in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Australia, and Japan conducted the research. They analysed written materials with intercultural communication as the subject, as used in engineering education. They…