The interviews are posted below on Spotify.
Guest Spot on Connect Montana
From Montana World Affairs Council
Udo joins the Montana World Affairs Council on Connect Montana as part of “Missoula International”, featuring Missoulians sharing their international perspectives, discussing the international aspects of our city and community.
International Voices with Udo Fluck
In Spring 2020, we inaugurated International Voices with Udo Fluck, a monthly 30-minute podcast. 10 additional podcasts are scheduled for 2020 and will be published the first Thursday of every month starting in February. They will feature a special conversational guest and inform the listening audience about upcoming new, as well as established international programming events, activities, and collaborations about “all things cultural and global” in the Garden City.
The monthly podcast International Voices is made possible through the generous support of Park Side Credit Union in Missoula. Arts Missoula is a proud member of the 2020 Park Side Partner Program.
In this episode, Udo Fluck talks with Donna Anderson, Executive Director of UM’s Global Engagement Office, and Professor Alessia Carpoca about participating in Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), as well as about leadership, pivoting from education abroad to virtual exchange and reinventing student services during these pandemic times.
Host Udo Fluck virtually meets with Daniel Bognar, former teacher, current policy maker and Head of the Division of Special Education in Germany’s Ministry of Education in the State of Hesse. Mr. Bognar also serves on the Management Board of the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education. Topics include cultural integration of diverse learners in educational settings, as well as transferring pedagogical approaches and content between different students and cultures
In this episode, Udo Fluck connects virtually with his colleague Toni Grace about how New Zealand successfully stopped the community-spread of COVID-19 and how Missoula’s sister city is recovering and managing post-pandemic. Topics range from the Corona Virus impact on the community, economy, and education, the importance of sister city connections during the global crisis, as well as New Zealand’s approach to embracing biculturalism in their indigenous and non-indigenous communities.
This episode is PART ll, of a two-part series. Udo Fluck visits with three middle school teachers and one world language high school teacher, on some of the global and intercultural teaching and learning efforts that are taking place in Missoula County Public Schools and the advantages and disadvantages of such efforts.
This episode is PART I, of a two-part series. Udo Fluck visits with five elementary school teachers and one principal, on some of the global and intercultural teaching and learning efforts that are taking place in Missoula County Public Schools and the advantages and disadvantages of such efforts. PART II, released in June 2020, continues the conversation with three MCPS middle school and one high school teacher.
Udo Fluck visits with Dr. Sarjubhai (Sarj) Patel, neuroscience researcher, president and co-founder of FYR Diagnostics in Missoula, chatting about the importance of global communication and collaboration in situations of extreme crisis and how much we can learn from Asia and Europe, regarding the fight against COVID-19.