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Saturday, November 16 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Why is Hello Kitty’s Head So Big? Intro to Korean Culture & Cultural Sensitivity

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This workshop is the product of several years of cultural orientation program for new staff at SIS that grew into a series on cultural sensitivity. Learn about Korean culture that will help you adjust to life here as well as deal with students and parents with strong Korean affiliations. We will go over tips on how to enhance cultural awareness and competence by encouraging positive cross cultural relationships in our community, both with colleagues as well as students. The goal of the session is to leave with a clear definition, philosophy, & techniques for a successful cross cultural communication, to help you make sense of your life if Korea.

Session Objectives:

Learn about things that can make your life in Korea make some sense!
Cultural Sensitivity – walk away with the answer to, "Is there really such a thing as a Cultural Intelligence?"

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Hye Yong MIN

Leadership / Administration, Seoul International School
Hye Yong Min is Translation & Interpretation Specialist at Seoul International School. A Korean American graduate of SIS, Min is exactly the kind of third culture kid you meet in the classroom. While being bi-cultural has not always been fun or easy, the unique experience is now one... Read More →

Saturday November 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm KST
Mini A & B - Near Cafeteria