Dept. of Defense works on raising cultural competence

Language Magazine describes efforts in the U.S. Defense Department’s year-old Defense Language and National Security Office to use cultural competence training to influence policy and recruiting.

Among the successes highlighted for 2012 are “winning the Serious Games Award for the Cross-Cultural Competence Trainer mobile app” and “creating Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainers for South America, Southeast Asia, Hispaniola, and Central America . . .”

The Language Magazine article.