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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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Weiss, Sabine; Syring, Marcus; Kiel, Ewald – Intercultural Education, 2019
The large number of newly arrived people from other countries, particularly children and youth, represents a major challenge for schools and school systems in the EU-28. The present study, conducted in Germany, investigated this situation using the critical incident technique. Critical incidents were collected in group discussions with teachers…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Critical Incidents Method, Content Analysis
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Pena-Díaz, Carmen – Intercultural Education, 2019
Globalisation has resulted in multicultural and multilingual societies where individuals, who often do not speak the official language, need to communicate with different services offered by public institutions in the host country. School plays a vital role as an education and training institution, and must guarantee that every student receives…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Language, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
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Haenni Hoti, Andrea; Wolfgramm, Christine; Müller, Marianne; Heinzmann, Sybille; Buholzer, Alois – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study examined what impact various constellations of acculturation orientations of immigrant students and their teachers have on the students' school adjustment. For this purpose, the study analysed the acculturation orientations of 1106 5th graders and their class teachers in Switzerland. Using multiple regression analysis, we found…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
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Gromova, Chulpan; Khairutdinova, Rezeda; Birman, Dina; Kalimullin, Aydar – Intercultural Education, 2019
Educational institutions are an important setting where psychological, pedagogical, sociocultural, and language adaptation of immigrant children occurs. A number of teaching strategies, practices, approaches, and methods have been described in the literature. In the Russian context, such strategies have been called 'technologies'. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Immigrants, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Campos-Saborío, Natalia; Núñez-Rivas, Hilda Patricia; Holst-Schumacher, Ileana; Alfaro-Mora, Flory Virginia; Chacón-Ruiz, Betty – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article examines problems and difficulties encountered by Nicaraguan migrant students in the Costa Rican educational system and contrasts their psychosocial and sociocultural well-being with their Costa Rican counterparts. The findings reveal not only the differences in educational outcomes between these cohorts, but also exposes the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Well Being, Violence
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Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper focuses on schools in the inner city of the Lisbon metropolitan area and a suburban neighbourhood located in the municipality of Sintra, where second generation Brazilian and Cape Verdean students adhere to different meanings of diversity and intercultural dialogue. Their experiences and interpretations were examined more closely…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Metropolitan Areas, Suburbs
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Arphattananon, Thithimadee – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study examines multicultural education policy in Thailand. The researcher used the qualitative research methods of interviewing, observation and document examination to obtain data. Theory about multicultural education was used as a theoretical framework. The sites of study were eight primary schools that served students from diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Qualitative Research
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Madrid-Fernández, Daniel; Katz, Susan Roberta – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to study the perception of 208 students [37 "gitanos" (gypsies), 138 "payos" (non-gypsies), 22 mixed ethnicity ("gitano-payo"), and 8 other ethnicities] in areas and schools with gitano populations in the City and Province of Granada, Spain, considering nine factors related to the segregation,…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Likert Scales, Student Attitudes, Minority Group Students
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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chanicka, jeewan; Mahari de Silva, Renuka; Merkley, Kevin – Intercultural Education, 2018
In local, diverse learning communities in Ontario, educators may have to look closely at how engagement can be established in meaningful and authentic ways that encourage and foster student agency and democracy. As students are critically engaged and grasp the relevance of their learning within the context of their daily lives, learning in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Democracy, Trust (Psychology)
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Hernández-Bravo, José A.; Cardona-Moltó, M. Cristina; Hernández-Bravo, Juan R. – Intercultural Education, 2017
The increasing cultural diversity in the current Spanish educational system has had dramatic consequences for school population demography and relationships between students in culturally diverse classrooms. In this context, the development of students' intercultural competence can contribute to strengthening communication, as well as preventing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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Beauregard, Caroline; Papazian-Zohrabian, Garine; Rousseau, Cécile – Intercultural Education, 2017
Identity construction can be very complex for refugee children, especially for Palestinian refugee children. For refugee children, organised violence and immigration are important parts of their life experience that can lead to trauma, which in turn influences how they construct their collective identity. Schools have to consider this specific…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Trauma, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Malazonia, David; Maglakelidze, Shorena; Chiabrishvili, Nino; Chiabrishvili, Maia – Intercultural Education, 2017
The National Curricula of Georgia emphasises the importance of intercultural education only in a declarative way. This article investigates how specific activities can contribute to the development of intercultural competences in a diverse environment. We conclude that additional training resources are critical for the development of those…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Cultural Awareness, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education
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Denson, Nida; Ovenden, Georgia; Wright, Lesley; Paradies, Yin; Priest, Naomi – Intercultural Education, 2017
Intercultural understanding (ICU) is becoming an essential part of living and contributing effectively in our increasingly diverse society. In fact, ICU is a key capability in the Australian schooling curriculum, alongside other general capabilities such as numeracy and literacy. While there are current instruments assessing ICU, there is little…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Factor Structure
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