ERIC Number: ED380339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Anti-Racist Education: A Literature Review. No. 206.
Cheng, Maisy; Soudack, Avi
This report reviews the research on issues and educational practices related to the implementation of anti-racist education. Topics addressed include: (1) underlying concepts; (2) target groups for anti-racist education; (3) the whole-school approach; (4) curriculum; (5) instructional strategies to reduce prejudice; (6) teachers' expectations, attitudes and classroom behaviours; (7) staff composition; (8) policies on racial/ethnic harassment and incidents; (9) assessment and placement of minority students; (10) parental and community involvement; (11) staff development; and (12) the role of the principal. The report concludes that anti-racist education emphasizes how vitally important is the commitment to both equity and academic excellence for all students. This commitment is viewed as good quality education with all learners benefiting. An extensive bibliography and selected references are included. (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Racial Bias, Racial Relations, Social Integration
Toronto Board of Education, Research Department, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1P6.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Toronto Board of Education (Ontario). Research Dept.