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As an accompanying partner, your online learning will help you to prepare for and manage culture shock, settle in faster and ensure you and your family have a rewarding experience in your new host country. You will learn about the society and mindset in your target culture, along with a rough guide to help you and your family explore the best of what your new country has to offer. You will also understand the settling in phases – Honeymoon, Disillusionment, Culture Shock, Acceptance, Adjustment from the perspective of the accompanying partner with some key tips for moving forward.

Participants will:

  • Understand the key stages of culture shock
  • when these are likely to occur and learn to spot the key signs that you might be experiencing these
  • examine the values and mindset of the target culture
  • Identify opportunities for exploring the new country
Assignee Life (Partner Programme)