ERIC Number: ED373916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Planteamientos multiculturales en la educacion: una experiencia alemana. Studies and Evaluation Papers 14. (Multicultural Approaches in Education: A German Experience. Studies and Evaluation Papers 11).
This paper describes the development of Turkish Children and Mothers, a project designed to help 5-year-old preschoolers in the Ruhr Valley of Germany develop linguistic, motor, cognitive, and social abilities. The paper also describes various aspects of the project, including those that relate to maternal involvement, educational facilities, the needs of project participants, and cultural factors that should be considered when serving the ethnic Turkish minority that is adapting to German culture. Focusing on issues that arise from learning in a multicultural context, this paper provides numerous brief anecdotes to illustrate how cultural obstacles can be overcome. Contains 49 marginal notes citing one or more references. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Germany; Turks
Note: For English version, see ED 357 874. This paper is based on a speech presented at a conference held by the European Forum for Child Welfare (Hamburg, Germany, April 1992).