IU for Education

Our mission is to help your school or university thrive by tapping into
your internationalization potential with training and coaching.

Intercultural Understanding provides your staff and students
with services aimed at increasing their intercultural awareness and competencies, making for more successful interactions across cultures for your institution’s educational initiatives.

Our customized programs will result in a better understanding of their own cultures as well as that of the host or receiving countries

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Comprehensive internationalization programs for you, your people and your students

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With an initial assessment of your needs, you then receive a mix of training and coaching to build staff, professor and student intercultural and diversity potential


To align engagement, performance and purpose for your internationalization objectives

What you get from us

Intercultural Training

Knowledge, skills and practice with meaning-making across differences

Communication Workshops

Understanding that differences are key to innovation and resilience

Developmental Coaching

Individual & team growth and support to ensure successful change

Internationalization Strategies

Building understanding and connection for self and others

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Creating staff and student commitment through acceptance and belonging

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Our vision:

"To empower you, your people and your organization to develop and integrate well-being and potential"

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How you benefit by working with us


Holistic approach

Our focus is on your institution’s well-being, that of your staff, faculty and students as they engage in internationalization changes

We are all unique

You get a rich range of skills, talents and tools from our diverse team


Impact and improvement in university initiatives for educating effectively in a globally interconnected world

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Our Services

Assessment of your school or university

  • We assess how you, your people and students understand and navigate differences

Tailored programs

  • Online courses and/or in-person workshops (individual & teams)

Developmental Coaching

  • Individual and group coaching
  • Practice and integration between sessions
  • Follow up and support

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Intercultural Development Inventory

Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®)

These services include assessment of intercultural competencies by means of the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) for students and staff over 16 years of age. Intercultural competencies skills building will be accomplished with a training program that can include workshops or coaching for all ages.

Contact us so that we can conduct a needs analysis of your organization and to offer you an individualized program.

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Book A Discovery Call Today!

Reach out to Almendra, Brian, Nedra, Espe, Deepika and Ariadne to find out how they can help your students maximise successful interactions, their education and future through holistic internationalization