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Pena-Díaz, Carmen – Intercultural Education, 2019
Globalisation has resulted in multicultural and multilingual societies where individuals, who often do not speak the official language, need to communicate with different services offered by public institutions in the host country. School plays a vital role as an education and training institution, and must guarantee that every student receives…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Language, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
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Nikolaou, Georgios; Kaloyirou, Chrystalla; Spyropoulou, Antonia – Intercultural Education, 2019
This particular study investigated school bullying in relation to ethnic diversity in Cyprus. The research involved 469, 8-14 years old pupils of Cypriot origin and 83 pupils of non-Cypriot origin. Two different questionnaires, one for Cypriot and one for non-Cypriot students, were used and data was analyzed using the SPSS statistical package. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Student Diversity, Ethnic Groups
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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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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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Penfold, Mark – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article examines a school in the United Kingdom (UK) when they started receiving students of Roma heritage. Babington Academy is a multicultural state school in the city of Leicester. They serve pupils born in Leicester and new arrivals direct from overseas. In 2008, pupils started to arrive from Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Immigrants, Ethnicity
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Thomas, Paul; Røthing, Åse – Intercultural Education, 2017
This study concerns itself with a classroom project in English class where the film "Bend it Like Beckham" was shown to two multicultural classes in a high school in Oslo, Norway, with a view towards exploring students' understandings and attitudes towards gender. Using an ethnographic methodology informed by feminist approaches,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Films, High School Students
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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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Jokikokko, Katri – Intercultural Education, 2016
The importance of emotions in the process of intercultural learning has been recognised, but the topic has not been extensively theorised. This theoretical review article synthesises the research literature on emotions in the context of teachers' intercultural learning. The article argues that emotions are a vital part of any change, and thus play…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Learning Processes, Equal Education, Cultural Awareness
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Jiang, Heng – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study explores how pre-service teachers in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States perceive educational diversity in relation to students' academic achievement by means of qualitative content analysis. It takes cultural psychological perspectives to revisit the attribute reasoning embedded in individualist and collectivist…
Descriptors: Individualism, Collectivism, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement
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Gagné, Antoinette; Soto Gordon, Stephanie – Intercultural Education, 2015
This qualitative case study investigates the transformative power of a leadership course designed for immigrant secondary school students learning English as an additional language with a social justice orientation. Course projects allowed the students to get involved in tutoring, present at a conference on intercultural education, deliver equity…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Social Justice, Leadership Training
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Li, Jia; Zhang, Zheng – Intercultural Education, 2015
Adopting Cummins' model of intervention for collaborative empowerment, this study reports on a transnational project that examines (1) the effectiveness of enhancing critical cultural awareness by engaging culturally diverse university students in online discussions and (2) students' perspectives on understanding different cultures through mass…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Environment, Cultural Awareness
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Broeder, Peter; Kistemaker, Mariska – Intercultural Education, 2015
Students' lack of school success often lies in the differences between the language used at home and the "school language" they are required to use at school. A framework was drawn up in which five domains are distinguished where specific problems might be located: language-internal aspects (mastery of vocabulary, grammar, etc.),…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Student Diversity, Language Acquisition
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Swazo, Roberto; Celinska, Dorota – Intercultural Education, 2014
This manuscript provides the results of a comparative study conducted in the USA with counseling, psychology, and education graduate students in which multicultural competencies were taught using the traditional on-campus and international study abroad course formats. Data were collected via the Miville-Guzman Universality-Diversity Scale, a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Counselor Training, Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students
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Zilliacus, Harriet – Intercultural Education, 2013
The Finnish education system recognizes religious plurality by offering education in pupils' own religion or in secular ethics. However, little research has been undertaken on how plurality is addressed in classroom practice. This study investigates how 31 minority religion and secular ethics teachers view the task of supporting and including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Religious Factors, Religious Cultural Groups
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Hue, Ming-Tak; Kennedy, Kerry J. – Intercultural Education, 2012
Presently, there are a growing number of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong schools. This article examines teachers' views of the cross-cultural experience of ethnic minority students, their influence on the performance of these students, and how the diverse learning needs of these students are being addressed. Qualitative data were collected…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Interviews, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
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