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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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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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Loera-González, Omar; Montero-Sieburth, Martha – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to identify the basic contradictions that exist between Mexican pluricultural policy, which is built on solid statistical analysis of data on migrants and which is the basis of intercultural education policies throughout the country, and the fact that few of the intended recipients -- mainly migrant youth -- are afforded an…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Mexicans, Latin Americans, Foreign Countries
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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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Eguren, Joaquín – Intercultural Education, 2018
The aim of this paper is twofold: (1) to describe the interplay between religious identification and Spanish educational policy by studying a targeted group of immigrant Moroccan children and young people in metropolitan Madrid and (2) to highlight how such experiences have resulted in the evolution of intercultural education in Spain. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Muslims
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Turcatti, Domiziana – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study focuses on life histories collected from Moroccan Dutch youth in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and describes their experiences in diverse programs of the Dutch secondary education system. The study questions whether the present Dutch educational system facilitates the 'gaining of place' for the youth within Dutch society or whether it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Late Adolescents, Young Adults
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Agbaria, Ayman K. – Intercultural Education, 2018
Focusing on education policy and politics in Israel, this essay examines how ethnic segregation is established and sheds light on the latest curricular developments that place a heavy emphasis on Jewish identity. The first part of the paper underscores the rising influence of the radical right in Israel and it's political theology. The second part…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Segregation, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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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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Aguado-Odina, Teresa; Mata-Benito, Patricia; Gil-Jaurena, Inés – Intercultural Education, 2017
Education is suffering from the consequences of strengthening neoliberal policies, which impose an education model that serves the interests of the hegemonic economic system. The market rationale is being implemented in schools, moving the interests from equity to efficiency, from equal opportunities to performance. Starting from setting out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Social Justice, Ethics
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Martínez-Usarralde, María Jesús; Yanes-Cabrera, Cristina; Llevot-Calvet, Nuria – Intercultural Education, 2016
The Organic Law on the Improvement of the National Education Quality ("Ley Orgánica de Reforma de la Calidad Educativa") readdressed one of the most significant educational issues: educational policies related to immigrant students. Therefore, this is an appropriate moment to evaluate these types of policies in three singular Spanish…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Legislation, Immigrants, Qualitative Research
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Hecht, Ana Carolina; Enriz, Noelia; García Palacios, Mariana – Intercultural Education, 2016
In this paper, we analyze the relevance of intercultural education within contemporary educational debates in Argentina. First, we will review Argentinean legislation. Then, we will discuss the core characteristics of the Argentine educational system in order to study the historical incorporation of indigenous people into the school system. Later,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, History, Indigenous Populations
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Messelink, H. E.; Van Maele, J.; Spencer-Oatey, H. – Intercultural Education, 2015
When promoting intercultural learning in the context of study and placement mobility, intercultural educators are specifying what students should be learning. Research not only confirms the genuine impact of real-life intercultural contact on intercultural learning, but also shows how this impact can be enhanced through institutional support and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Student Placement, Student Mobility, Intercultural Communication
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Robertson, Sally-Ann; Graven, Mellony – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper focuses on patterns of post-apartheid learner migration between schools previously segregated along racial lines. South Africa's shift away from cultural and linguistic isolationism and the ways this has impacted educational arrangements in this country, most particularly in relation to the language of learning and teaching, affects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Vignettes
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Furtuna, Adrian-Nicolae – Intercultural Education, 2015
In this article I intend to analyse two of the research projects I carried out among the Roma from a critical intercultural perspective. I shall discuss some of the processes referring to the educational policy of teaching Romani mother tongue in school, considering not only the direct beneficiaries of this policy, the students, but also the…
Descriptors: Essays, Field Experience Programs, Intercultural Programs, Research Projects
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Bereményi, Bálint Ábel; Carrasco, Sílvia – Intercultural Education, 2015
During the past decade, Gitano students' school success and its cultural, social and emotional consequences have been largely unexplored, particularly in a new context: the deep economic crisis in Spain. This study reviews and analyses the evolution of the research production and the changing contexts of policy trends affecting the "Roma…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Social Integration, Academic Achievement
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