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Johannessen, Øystein Lund; Skeie, Geir – Intercultural Education, 2019
Religious education and intercultural education are seen by some to be in tension with each other, and by others as two sides of the same coin. The explanations for this unsettled relationship may be found in the different histories of the two fields. Intercultural education has become a cross curricular priority, resulting from rather recent…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Multicultural Education, World Views, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Gordon Ginzburg, Etti – Intercultural Education, 2019
Training of immigrant teachers offers ample opportunities for intercultural interactions, yet it also requires unique sensitivities. On the one hand, immigrant teachers are often qualified and experienced. At the same time, immigration forces them out of their comfort zone, entailing some loss of professional status and self-esteem. The essay…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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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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Zembylas, Michalinos; Papamichael, Elena – Intercultural Education, 2017
To show the potential and limitations of pedagogies of discomfort and empathy in anti-racist and multicultural teacher education, this paper engages in an in-depth analysis of two "critical moments" that are drawn from a series of teacher workshops. The purpose of the analysis is to show how discomfort and empathy may be combined…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Workshops, Teacher Education, Multicultural Education
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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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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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Siqueira, Sávio – Intercultural Education, 2017
Bearing in mind that learning a new language is much more than acquiring a new code, but a new way of being in the world, the aim of the article is to briefly raise and discuss relevant issues relating to language teacher education in these contemporary times, especially in the area of English Language Teaching (ELT). Emphasis is placed on the…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley – Intercultural Education, 2017
In this article, I explore how neoliberalism dictates the terms of debate about education reform and equity in the U.S. and abroad. In particular, I explain how two paradigmatic reforms--the edTPA evaluation for preservice teachers in the United States and the global initiative Teach For All--have co-opted the discourse of multicultural education…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Change, Resistance to Change, Equal Education
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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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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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Strugielska, Ariadna; Piatkowska, Katarzyna – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper reports an international project which took place at Nicolaus Copernicus University, where students and teachers from four European universities met for a two-week summer school. The main objective was to develop intercultural competence of teachers of English as a foreign language and their ability to demonstrate this skill during an…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Summer Programs
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Leutwyler, Bruno; Meierhans, Claudia – Intercultural Education, 2016
This contribution provides empirical answers to the question of how teaching-specific competencies develop during participation in an international student exchange programme. The quantitative analyses of this quasi-experimental study suggest that, generally speaking, no specific developments occur during an exchange experience. These findings…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, International Educational Exchange, Statistical Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Schatz-Oppenheimer, Orna – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study addresses intercultural differences among novice teachers (K-12) who graduated Arab academic teachers' colleges and lived in northern and central Israel before moving south to teach in Israel's Bedouin diaspora. The source material consists of stories they entered in a contest, describing the personal and professional aspects of their…
Descriptors: Arabs, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Minority Groups
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Gavarrete, Maria Elena – Intercultural Education, 2015
In this article, I outline research carried out on in an Ethnomathematics course designed to train Indigenous teachers in Costa Rica, in which the following ethnic groups participated: Ngabes, Bribris, and Cabecares. The challenge is to develop a mathematical education that provides equitable conditions for the different groups within innovative…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Course Descriptions, Indigenous Populations, Teacher Education
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