Session 2 – Introduction to Storytelling

The aim of this session is to present educators with a range of different storytelling activities that they can use in their teaching practice. This session will begin with an introduction to storytelling techniques, and an overview of the benefits and challenges associated with storytelling in a multicultural setting. The session will then present a range of different storytelling activities that can be used to build the basic entrepreneurial skills of migrant learners.

By completing this session, educators will be able to will apply practical activities that use storytelling to build entrepreneurial skills in migrant learners.

  1. Watch this short video to be introduced to this topic.
  2. Review these PowerPoint slides to gain an overview of the benefits and challenges of using storytelling in multicultural settings, and also to learn some tips and recommendations to follow when getting started with using storytelling in a classroom setting.
  3. Review this range of 5 storytelling activities that are suitable for use with migrant learners to build their basic entrepreneurial skills!
  4. Complete a series of self-reflection questions to assess how you will integrate these approaches into your teaching practice.