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Makarova, Elena; 't Gilde, Judith; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study is embedded in the contextual approach of acculturation research. It examines teachers' attitudes and behaviors, teachers' expectations as well as their teaching practices as risk and resource factors in minority students' school adjustment. The study applies the method of content analysis and uses a deductively developed and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Teacher Attitudes
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Casinader, Niranjan – Intercultural Education, 2018
In school education, one of the few visible responses to increasing globalisation of educational practice has been the implementation of short-term experiential overseas student learning programmes. This paper analyses the results of a comparative research project on three Australian schools that offer such learning experiences. It argues that…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Study Abroad
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Chronaki, Anna; Mountzouri, Georgia; Zaharaki, Maria; Planas, Núria – Intercultural Education, 2016
Based on an ethnographic study, we explore the potential of experimenting with multiple languages for number words as part of young children's mathematical activity. Data from a preschool classroom activity on "number words in 'other' languages" exemplify a complex process of discursive identity-work and dialogism amongst children,…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Preschool Children, Class Activities, Mathematics Activities
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Kyuchukov, Hristo; New, William – Intercultural Education, 2016
This article takes up the question of why recent efforts to reform Roma education have been largely unsuccessful. Using case studies, the authors identify and discuss situations that have produced poor results: good intentions and bad realisations, good intentions and good realisations, and misguided intentions and bad realisations. They suggest…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Minority Groups, Case Studies, Intention
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Catarci, Marco – Intercultural Education, 2014
The article focuses on some findings of a comparative study carried out by a network of scholars and researchers who are active in the field of intercultural education in the European context in the main "old immigration countries" (United Kingdom, France and Germany), "new immigration countries" (Italy, Spain and Greece) and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Magos, Kostas; Tsilimeni, Tasoula; Spanopoulou, Katerina – Intercultural Education, 2013
A considerable number of research studies that have involved mainly primary and secondary school students have shown that students' participation in collaborative projects through digital communities contributes to the positive development of intercultural interaction. The present research report examines the validity of the previous findings in…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Cultural Awareness, Validity, Intercultural Communication
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Dimitriadou, Catherine; Tamtelen, Evmorphia; Tsakou, Eleni – Intercultural Education, 2011
The socio-cultural differentiation of student populations which has appeared in Greece during the last two decades has created urgent needs concerning the intercultural competency of teachers (Frangoudaki 2004). Students who come from diverse cultural environments are usually considered to be "culturally invisible" in the classroom, thus…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Empathy
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Gundara, Jagdish S. – Intercultural Education, 2011
This paper explores the implications that ancient Athens had for modern representative democracies and the links that can be made to the philosophical principles that form the essence of intercultural education. Such an exploration shows that modern democratic societies have ignored many key aspects of the important legacy left to us by these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democratic Values, Greek Civilization, Cultural Pluralism
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Parthenis, Christos – Intercultural Education, 2010
The development and implementation of the program "Inclusion of Repatriated Greek and Foreign Immigrant Students in School Education" (referred to as the "Program") by the University of Athens, in collaboration with the National Ministry of Education, initially formed an innovative, external support initiative to schools in the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Practices, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change
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Kostoulas-Makrakis, Nelly; Al-Said, Khaleel; Makrakis, Vassilios; Kalogiannakis, Pella; de Baz, Theodora – Intercultural Education, 2010
The present study examined the perceptions of Jordanian and Greek pre-service teachers (N = 489) towards the "Other" as well as towards tolerance and intolerance. Frequencies, "t"-tests and one-way analysis of variance, as well as multiple regression analyses, were performed for the data analysis. The results show that although…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Fay, Richard; Lytra, Vally; Ntavaliagkou, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2010
The cultural diversity now evident in Greek society creates educational challenges and opportunities. Space to address these is provided by the multicultural awareness aspects of the discourse of the Cross-Thematic Curriculum Framework (CTCF). For English language classes, multicultural direction is provided through the disciplinary discussion of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Models, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
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Magos, Kostas; Simopoulos, George – Intercultural Education, 2009
The view according to which second/foreign language teaching should include an intercultural dimension has gained ground during recent decades. The basic aim of teaching a second/foreign language concerns not only the acquisition of communicational competence, but also the acquisition of intercultural communicational competence. This paper…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Cultural Pluralism, Language Teachers
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Spinthourakis, J. A.; Karatzia-Stavlioti, E.; Roussakis, Y. – Intercultural Education, 2009
The aim of the present study was to assess the cultural sensitivity of a sample of Greek University Elementary education students using an adjusted version of Chen and Starosta's Intercultural Sensitivity Scale, which is based on Bennett's Inventory on Intercultural Sensitivity. Results show that Greek student intercultural sensitivity is already…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Preservice Teachers
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Efstathiou, Ioannis; Georgiadis, Fokion; Zisimos, Apostolos – Intercultural Education, 2008
In a great number of countries religion plays an important role in public life. As far as Greece is concerned, it has always been a key element in public life including education. Religious education is a compulsory subject taught in a confessional and catechist way, while Orthodoxy saturates school culture, making the Greek educational system…
Descriptors: School Culture, Religion, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Magos, Kostas – Intercultural Education, 2007
There is a significant population of Muslim citizens in Greece, sometimes referred to as the Muslim minority, who live in the geographical region of Thrace. For many years, little attention was devoted to the educational needs of this group, and there was consequently a high percentage of school failure and early school leaving. The poorly…
Descriptors: Muslims, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Best Practices
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