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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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Johnson, Esko; Hynynen, Nina – Intercultural Education, 2018
This research paper deals with intercultural knowledge and knowing as displayed in higher education student portfolios. The portfolios were written by student pairs taking a global education course at Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland, during seven academic years. Conceptual metaphor theory and metaphor analysis were utilised to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Portfolios (Background Materials), College Students
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Bar Shalom, Yehuda; Grebelsy-Lichtman, Tsfira; Alayan, Fatima – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study presents new techniques for teaching diversity, when dealing with the challenges of multicultural society. We present a course model, which incorporates methods that have been developed by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), and continue to disclose and analyse some of the reactions and evaluations we received from the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Course Descriptions, Student Attitudes
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Mansikka, Jan-Erik; Westvall, Maria; Heimonen, Marja – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article addresses the role of general music education within the framework of cultural diversity. The empirical part of the article focuses on teachers in Swedish-speaking minority schools in Finland and their perceptions of the relationship between music and multicultural perspectives. The results showed that in some instances it took some…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
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Spencer-Oatey, Helen – Intercultural Education, 2018
Many universities in different parts of the world are seeking to enhance the cultural diversity of their staff and student body and yet repeated studies have shown that good integration can be difficult to achieve. Although several studies have examined the reasons why such integration is difficult, there has been very little research into the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Integration, Multicultural Education, Interpersonal Communication
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article shows ethnographically the process of learning "as othering" in study abroad: acknowledgement of "learning" through immersion--without clear structure or markers of learning--constructs cultural difference of the host society. It is because acknowledgement of learning something is necessarily the acknowledgement of…
Descriptors: College Students, Study Abroad, Immersion Programs, Learning Processes
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Sobre, Miriam Shoshana – Intercultural Education, 2017
Teaching intercultural communication presents pedagogical challenges due to the breadth and depth of the discipline and its recent critical turn. Teaching it with a social justice mission, and guiding students to understand critical and postcolonial approaches to its practice, requires complex and multifaceted approaches so as not to oppress or…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods, Social Justice
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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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Pastoor, Lutine de Wal – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article explores unaccompanied young refugees' participation in various learning contexts beyond school. Drawing from a qualitative study based on interviews with unaccompanied young refugees, educators and social workers in Norway, the findings emphasise the need for a holistic approach to refugee education in and across contexts of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Context Effect, Migrant Education, Relocation
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Aydin, Hasan; Kaya, Yeliz – Intercultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore the educational status of Syrian refugees in Turkish schools, and the perspectives of teachers and school principals regarding the needs of Syrian refugee students in two inner-city elementary schools in Istanbul, Turkey. A qualitative interpretive case study method was employed. Eight participants (seven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Barriers, Refugees
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Linares, Rebecca E. – Intercultural Education, 2017
This paper explores how one teacher working in an intercultural bilingual school in rural Peru implemented an ethic of care through three key actions: the incorporation of funds of knowledge, the focus on revitalising and repurposing Indigenous knowledge and local materials and the instruction and use of both Quechua and Spanish. The paper also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Bilingual Education
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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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Zhang, Li; Wang, Yuan Jun – Intercultural Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate the manner in which teachers facilitate the pedagogical process within a culturally diverse student population. The study focused on two primary schools in China; one located in a more fully developed city in eastern China (Case A), while the other was in a less developed city in rural western China (Case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah; Monk, Nicholas – Intercultural Education, 2016
Higher Education institutions face specific challenges preparing graduates to live and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural environments. It is imperative for these institutions to provide their students with the skill sets that will give them the mobility and flexibility to be able to operate efficiently in different cultural and…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education, Case Studies
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Almeida, Joana; Fantini, Alvino E.; Simões, Ana Raquel; Costa, Nilza – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper examines how the addition of intercultural interventions carried out throughout European credit-bearing exchange programmes can enhance sojourners' development of intercultural competencies, and it explores how both formal and non-formal pedagogical interventions may be designed and implemented. Such interventions were conducted at a…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Exchange Programs, Cultural Awareness, Intervention
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