Focus area
Music In Africa

Music In Africa is an information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector. It aims to contribute towards improved collaboration among artists on an international level, as well as to enhance awareness of African music scenes.

Learning to Live Together: Education for Conflict Resolution, Responsible Citizenship, Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms

This book shows that transformative education for conflict resolution and peace, for local, national and global citizenship, for human rights and humanitarian values CAN be implemented even under difficult conditions if there is a policy commitment to do so. Authors have provided examples and lessons learned from their own experiences as eminent practitioners in the field

Intercultural Competences: Conceptual and Operational Framework

A comprehensive reference publication on the basic terminology needed in order to develop intercultural competences and to permit intercultural dialogue, as well as outlining a series of minimally necessary steps to take in sharing this knowledge with the largest number of others, across the greatest selection of contexts, possible.

Courses / trainings
Cultures and Identities in Europe. Past, Present and Future

This MOOC questions what European identity is and what we understand and promote as European culture. It explains fundamental European policies on culture, creativity and the media, with a specific focus on urban settings. The course critically explores the formation of diverse identities and cultures in Europe, by shedding light on the importance of memories and shared heritages in this process. Finally, it illustrates the policy dimension behind European cultural and media industries and questions dominant economistic approaches to cultural creativity.

Courses / trainings
Asia Capable Students

The Australian Curriculum provides extensive opportunities to develop Asia capable students. It provides a comprehensive suite of teaching and learning resources across all year levels and subject/learning areas to support this.

Courses / trainings
Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters

The resource was designed to encourage people to think about and learn from intercultural encounters they have had either face to face or through visual media such as such as television, magazines, films, the Internet, etc. Further material can be found on the website, notably Images of Others: An Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters through Visual Media (AIEVM) - this site can accessed only upon authentification, I would propose to skip this sentence.

The Autobiography is a set of learning materials  structured within the model of intercultural competences that includes four elements:

  • Knowledge and skills
  • Behaviour
  • Attitudes and feelings
  • Action
The Role of Participatory Cultural Mapping in Promoting Intercultural Dialogue. A Reflection Paper.

A reflection paper on the use of cultural mapping - the representation of cultural landscapes in two or three dimensions from the perspectives of indigenous or local peoples - to help cultivate intercultural dialogue.

Festival du Monde Arabe de Montreal

The Arab World Festival of Montreal is a thematic event dedicated to the meeting of Arabic and Western cultures. Through its four sections – Performing Arts, Culture Forum, Cinema, and Orientalys – the festival presents modern bodies of work through original productions in dance, music, theater and multidisciplinary arts, debates, conferences, lectures and films, encouraging dialogue between cultural identities stemming from different horizons.

Projects and Programmes
Academie du langage (ACALAN) de Bamako

ACALAN provides resources to serve as a catalyst in revolutionizing the teaching and appriciation of African languages, highlighting current approaches undertaken, the strategies to be adopted, and the ultimate goals and objectives of language sharing.

Courses / trainings

The Connect Program—Soliya’s flagship virtual exchange initiative—is an online cross-cultural education program integrated into curriculum that provides young adults with a unique opportunity to establish a deeper understanding for the perspectives of others around the world on important socio-political issues and to develop 21st Century skills such as critical thinking, cross-cultural communication, and media literacy.