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Kadan, Sameer; Bekerman, Zvi; Roer-Strier, Dorit – Intercultural Education, 2019
The helping professions in general and social work in particular pose particular challenges and opportunities for national minority group members. This article adds to the present knowledge in the literature concerning the interaction between career choice in the welfare professions and minority status, by looking at the voices of Palestinian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Arabs, Minority Groups
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Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh; Bennett, Dawn; Power, Anne; Sunderland, Naomi – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article outlines a framework for working with First Peoples. The framework supports respectful and mutually beneficial learning partnerships and culminates from 6 years of practice and research in arts-based service learning with Aboriginal communities in Australia. We begin by looking at synergies between global service learning and service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Indigenous Populations, Multicultural Education
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Lalani, Munir; Bhutta, Sadia Muzaffar – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study aims to explore the efficacy of literature relating to Anne Frank to reduce children's attitudes of prejudice and discrimination with respect to specific dimensions, including ethnicity and race, religion and gender. A quasi-experiment was employed with pre-post control design. The sample consisted of 100 students of the upper key-stage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Literature
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Phuntsog, Nawang – Intercultural Education, 2019
Since the introduction of the Chinese colonial education system into Tibet in the 1960s, the Tibetan language has been caught in the crossfire. Because of Tibetan language's perceived strong relationship with national identity and its alleged separatist implications, the Chinese leadership has always maintained an uneasy and sceptical outlook on…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Foreign Countries, Sino Tibetan Languages, Self Concept
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Brossard Børhaug, Frédérique; Weyringer, Sieglinde – Intercultural Education, 2019
One of the core goals of intercultural education is to develop critical and empathic reflection on social justice, particularly as related to humanistic choices and how individuals can counteract exclusion. The present article analyses the Values and Knowledge Education (V"a"KE) approach, which is aimed at raising awareness about…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Empathy, Social Justice, Summer Programs
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Helakorpi, Jenni; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Sahlström, Fritjof – Intercultural Education, 2019
Although Finnish politics relating to the Roma tend to be perceived internationally as fairly successful, several obstacles exist for the Roma in education and the labour market. Training of Roma mediators has been actively promoted in Finland to improve the school performance and equality of Roma pupils. This article, based on ethnographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Power Structure, Ethnography
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Flensner, Karin K.; Von der Lippe, Marie – Intercultural Education, 2019
Safe space, used in educational settings as a metaphor, stresses the importance of the classroom being a learning environment characterised by respect and safety. Based on examples from Swedish and Norwegian classroom research, this article problematises and discusses the complexity in the discourse on safe space by asking the critical questions:…
Descriptors: School Safety, Figurative Language, Classroom Environment, Prosocial Behavior
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Berglund, Jenny; Gent, Bill – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article focuses on the reported experiences of Muslim students that regularly shift between Muslim 'supplementary education' (including its traditional confessional focus on learning to read Arabic and then memorise and recite the Qur'an) and mainstream school education (including its 'inclusive' form of religious education'). The aim has…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Muslims, Educational Experience
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Jackson, Robert; O'Grady, Kevin – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article traces the Council of Europe's work on teaching about religions and non-religious worldviews, regarded as an important contributor to intercultural education. It explains why studies of religions came late in the Council of Europe's educational work and traces the development of a project which led to a Recommendation from its…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Religious Education, World Views, Teacher Education Programs
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Bråten, Oddrun M. H.; Everington, Judith – Intercultural Education, 2019
The Council of Europe's 2008 'Recommendation' advocates the study of 'non-religious convictions' in schools in addition to religions. In 2018, there is evidence of growing academic interest in the inclusion of non-religious worldviews in the school curriculum, but few European countries include such a study within religious education. The guidance…
Descriptors: Religious Education, World Views, Educational Policy, Curriculum Development
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Britton, Thérèse Halvarson; Jørgensen, Camilla Stabel – Intercultural Education, 2019
Field visits to churches, mosques, temples or other buildings used by religious groups, are often valued by students of religious education as an opportunity to engage with the 'reality' of the subject: religions as they exist in the world. The Council of Europe text "Signposts" specifies field visits as an important contributor to the…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Buildings, Books
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Johannessen, Øystein Lund; Skeie, Geir – Intercultural Education, 2019
Religious education and intercultural education are seen by some to be in tension with each other, and by others as two sides of the same coin. The explanations for this unsettled relationship may be found in the different histories of the two fields. Intercultural education has become a cross curricular priority, resulting from rather recent…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Multicultural Education, World Views, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Ramjattan, Vijay A. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Private English language schools market the language as a tool that helps one connect with others from different cultures. Despite their promotion of English aiding in intercultural communication, these institutions may believe that only the white native speaker is the ideal teacher of the language. This valuing of the white native speaker can…
Descriptors: Private Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Moinolmolki, Neda – Intercultural Education, 2019
With the rise of conflict, persecution, and generalised violence worldwide there has been a drastic increase in the number of refugee youth displaced globally. Particularly noteworthy is the recent increase of Bhutanese refugee youth populations resettled in the United States. Despite this increase, surprisingly few studies distinctly address the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Asians, Social Capital, Land Settlement
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Gordon Ginzburg, Etti – Intercultural Education, 2019
Training of immigrant teachers offers ample opportunities for intercultural interactions, yet it also requires unique sensitivities. On the one hand, immigrant teachers are often qualified and experienced. At the same time, immigration forces them out of their comfort zone, entailing some loss of professional status and self-esteem. The essay…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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