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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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Kaplan, Avi; Yahia, Yasmin – Intercultural Education, 2017
While motivation is commonly interpreted as an individual student's characteristic, motivational perceptions and beliefs, such as causal attributions of success and failure, are embedded in cultural meanings and contextual practices. The current study aimed to investigate causal attributions among Arab high school students in Israel and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Arabs, Grade 11
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Hayward, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2017
Refugees almost invariably have a history of traumatic experience and significant loss. However, for some, therapy is neither a practical nor a readily available solution and for others, it may present further challenges in terms of stigma or cultural inappropriateness. On the other hand, a classroom is generally considered unthreatening and, as…
Descriptors: Refugees, Milieu Therapy, Intervention, Migrant Programs
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Savva, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2017
Teacher participation in cross-cultural experiences is often associated with the broadening of perspectives and increased intercultural sensitivity. While these qualities provide an overarching and important framework for intercultural development, they remain highly abstract. What exactly do we mean when we refer to these qualities? And in what…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Cultural Awareness, Cross Cultural Training, Interviews
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Gagné, Antoinette; Schmidt, Clea; Markus, Paula – Intercultural Education, 2017
This article addresses issues of teaching about refugees in initial teacher education and professional development for practicing teachers. We respond to the who, what, where, when, why and how of teaching about refugees and developing culturally responsive pedagogy in contexts of politicised transnationalism, where the wider politics around…
Descriptors: Refugees, Culturally Relevant Education, Resilience (Psychology), War
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Lanas, Maija – Intercultural Education, 2017
This paper proposes rethinking intercultural education in teacher education, arguing that any discussion of student teachers' intercultural education should be connected more explicitly to a theoretical conceptualisation of love. The first part of the paper focuses on identifying discursive boundaries in engaging with intercultural education in…
Descriptors: Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Rosvall, Per-Åke – Intercultural Education, 2017
There is little research into the career trajectories and occupational aspirations of rural youth with immigrant backgrounds in Europe. This article presents new research based on field observations and interviews with five young immigrants of Persian descent in one rural town in Sweden. The findings highlighted gender differences in how the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Immigrants, Rural Areas, Youth Opportunities
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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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Jorgensen, Robyn – Intercultural Education, 2016
Drawing on studies of successful remote schools in one region of Australia, it was found that two key strategies were common in the approaches at these schools. First, to make the strategies and expectations being adopted explicit to all those involved in the learning enterprise, and second, that consistency in approaches was crucial. Bourdieu's…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Access to Education, Educational Strategies
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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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Oprica, Dana – Intercultural Education, 2016
Due to the great number of Romanian pupils in Spanish public school, the local administration organises extra-curricular Romanian courses in order to preserve the Romanian language and culture. This is a way to contribute to build and consolidate a bicultural and bilingual profile of the young people. Besides, it is also an opportunity to align…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Spanish, Translation, Cultural Education
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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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Cushner, Kenneth; Chang, Shu-Ching – Intercultural Education, 2015
The following study was designed to determine the extent to which intercultural competence, as measured by the Intercultural Development Inventory, is impacted as a result of an overseas student teaching experience. Student teachers participating in an overseas student teaching experience from 8 to 15 weeks through the Consortium for Overseas…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Overseas Employment, Intercultural Programs, Teaching Experience
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Hemelsoet, Elias – Intercultural Education, 2015
Western European cities are increasingly confronted with Roma immigrants. Societal changes associated with this phenomenon create new challenges for schools. Using a case study, this article sheds light on present practices that shape the right to education for Roma children. Three principal success factors are distinguished: boundary-blurring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Immigrants, Justice
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