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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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Makarova, Elena; Herzog, Walter – Intercultural Education, 2013
Actual school dropout among immigrant youth has been addressed in a number of studies, but research on hidden school dropout among immigrant students is rare. Thus, the objective of this paper is to analyze hidden school dropout among primary school students with an immigrant background. The analyses were performed using survey data of 1186…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis; Costi, Andri; Hadjiaggeli, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2011
The development and implementation of inclusive practices can potentially enhance intercultural education. Through the case study of a primary school in Cyprus, we investigated the practices that were developed and applied by the school itself, which aimed to reduce the marginalisation of students who came from abroad. The practices relate to the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Palaiologou, Nektaria – Intercultural Education, 2007
This paper presents the methodology and main results of a longitudinal study in Greece that explored the learning and psychosocial difficulties of immigrant pupils, as compared with those of their Greek classmates. The "Teacher-Child Rating Scale" (T-CRS) and "Child Rating Scale" (CRS) were used as instruments to measure the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Student Attitudes, Rating Scales, Student Adjustment