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Papp, Theresa A. – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2020
In a case study of a Canadian urban high school, with mainly Aboriginal students that were non-traditional learners, teachers reported that student-centered learning within a culturally-responsive atmosphere contributed to educational success. The school and teachers provided wholistic, experiential, and relational instruction, deeply-steeped in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, High Schools, Indigenous Populations
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Sandoval-Rivera, Juan Carlos A. – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2020
This article delivers the results of an ethnographic educational research project carried out in an indigenous community in Veracruz State, Mexico, in which cultural practices were identified that produce Indigenous Knowledge aligned with the sustainability paradigm, and therefore with the SDGs. Empirical findings are shown regarding knowledge and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Indigenous Knowledge, American Indians, Sustainability
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Leet-Otley, Jill – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2020
Somali girls who veil are often misrepresented as being oppressed by a patriarchal culture. Research gathered from a critical ethnographic study with sixth grade Somali girls sheds light on their understanding of the hijab and their experiences with anti-Muslim discrimination. Findings reveal that the hijab provided a source of strength from which…
Descriptors: Clothing, Muslims, Females, Foreign Countries
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Neeganagwedgin, Erica – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2020
This paper privileges the voices of Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Holders. Since time immemorial, Indigenous Elders, whether in a Canadian or global context, have been at the core of teaching and learning and have had the responsibility of transferring knowledge. However, their role in the transmission of culture has been undermined by the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Canada Natives, Transformative Learning, Older Adults
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Wu, Jinting – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
Based on nine months of ethnographic fieldwork, this article explores the contested roles of education in the intergenerational dynamics and transcultural negotiations of immigrant Chinese in Luxembourg. It offers an account of how immigrant youth and parents exhibited particular cultural orientations and social ties that helped them gain…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, Age Differences
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Pusztai, Gabriella; Márkus, Zsuzsanna – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
There are about 3 million Hungarians living as minority abroad in seven countries of Central Europe. Our research covered higher education with Hungarian medium of instruction in four countries where Hungarians still live in homogeneous blocks. The main points of our analysis were how the progressive assimilation effects on their perception of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Hungarian, Acculturation
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Jia, Luo – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
This paper applies the key principles of mutuality, and knowledge categorization, along with Bernstein's notions of classification and framing of knowledge, to analyze the transition of Tibetan traditional knowledge into the modern university. This paper presents an action research along with an anecdotal reflection based on the author's personal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Development, Universities, Minority Groups
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Schmidtke, Carsten – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
STEM education and workforce preparation in STEM fields have been leading topics of conversation by academics and politicians for several years. Many believe that STEM workforce preparation is essential to the future of our nation in the 21st century and to American competitiveness in a global economy. Although there are numerous efforts to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Success, STEM Education, American Indian Students
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Parsons, Alan – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
By 2016, 3,369 places in Australian boarding schools were held by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Of these, nearly 2,350 Indigenous students attended independent boarding schools, many on scholarship. Despite these numbers and the historical inequalities and assimilationist policies of the past, there is very limited research on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Self Efficacy, Ethnicity
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Weuffen, Sara; Cahir, Fred; Barnes, Alice; Powell, Bryon – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
Non-Indigenous-led organizations and education programs have long been criticized for sanitized teachings of Aboriginal perspectives in history, while scholarship touts the transformative benefits offered up via decolonial and immersive pedagogical approaches. In this case study, we explore the impact of a cross-cultural venture, titled…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Epistemology, History Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Guerrero-Arias, Beatriz Eugenia – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
Currently, there is a call for more humane ways in humanities, for transitions to a world where other worlds are possible. This qualitative case study analyzes an emergent translingual boy's participation in diverse spatial repertoires to address issues of learning and community belonging. José is a 4-year-old preschool Guatemalan-ancestry boy,…
Descriptors: Spanish, Preschool Children, American Indians, American Indian Languages
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Bhadra, Aratrika – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
The Pakistani Hindu community inhabiting a camp in the city of New Delhi presents the most recent case of South-to-South migration. Migration into India for this community has been undertaken with an aim to achieve a better life, especially one characterized by better education for their children. Education for the families from this community is…
Descriptors: Migrants, Sociology, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups
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Antoniou, Petroula; Zembylas, Michalinos – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate Greek-Cypriot primary school teachers' and students' perceptions of the concept of refugee using a phenomenological-interpretive framework. The value of a phenomenological study was to gain a deeper understanding of the roots of participants' perceptions of refugeehood as well as how those perceptions were…
Descriptors: Refugees, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Phenomenology
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Nayak, Gopa; Salovaara, Isabel M.; Wade, Jeremy – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
This article presents a case study evaluation of an entrepreneurship education (EE) program for Tibetan refugees in India. In the context of both calls for and critiques of entrepreneurial support strategies for refugee communities, the authors of this study used mixed methods and ethnographic approaches to reflect upon the delivery and reception…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Refugees, Entrepreneurship
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Standish, Katerina – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
In this perspective I endeavor to offer a transpersonal reflection of the work of decolonization from the standpoint of a minority-cisgender-female-White-settler-migrant. This work, the work of decolonization, is not the same for all of us, it depends on our place in the globe and our "baggage" as beings who inherit the past while living…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Politics of Education, Multicultural Education
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