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Kadan, Sameer; Bekerman, Zvi; Roer-Strier, Dorit – Intercultural Education, 2019
The helping professions in general and social work in particular pose particular challenges and opportunities for national minority group members. This article adds to the present knowledge in the literature concerning the interaction between career choice in the welfare professions and minority status, by looking at the voices of Palestinian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Arabs, Minority Groups
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Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh; Bennett, Dawn; Power, Anne; Sunderland, Naomi – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article outlines a framework for working with First Peoples. The framework supports respectful and mutually beneficial learning partnerships and culminates from 6 years of practice and research in arts-based service learning with Aboriginal communities in Australia. We begin by looking at synergies between global service learning and service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Indigenous Populations, Multicultural Education
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Lalani, Munir; Bhutta, Sadia Muzaffar – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study aims to explore the efficacy of literature relating to Anne Frank to reduce children's attitudes of prejudice and discrimination with respect to specific dimensions, including ethnicity and race, religion and gender. A quasi-experiment was employed with pre-post control design. The sample consisted of 100 students of the upper key-stage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Literature
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Phuntsog, Nawang – Intercultural Education, 2019
Since the introduction of the Chinese colonial education system into Tibet in the 1960s, the Tibetan language has been caught in the crossfire. Because of Tibetan language's perceived strong relationship with national identity and its alleged separatist implications, the Chinese leadership has always maintained an uneasy and sceptical outlook on…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Foreign Countries, Sino Tibetan Languages, Self Concept
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Brossard Børhaug, Frédérique; Weyringer, Sieglinde – Intercultural Education, 2019
One of the core goals of intercultural education is to develop critical and empathic reflection on social justice, particularly as related to humanistic choices and how individuals can counteract exclusion. The present article analyses the Values and Knowledge Education (V"a"KE) approach, which is aimed at raising awareness about…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Empathy, Social Justice, Summer Programs
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Helakorpi, Jenni; Lappalainen, Sirpa; Sahlström, Fritjof – Intercultural Education, 2019
Although Finnish politics relating to the Roma tend to be perceived internationally as fairly successful, several obstacles exist for the Roma in education and the labour market. Training of Roma mediators has been actively promoted in Finland to improve the school performance and equality of Roma pupils. This article, based on ethnographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Power Structure, Ethnography
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Ramjattan, Vijay A. – Intercultural Education, 2019
Private English language schools market the language as a tool that helps one connect with others from different cultures. Despite their promotion of English aiding in intercultural communication, these institutions may believe that only the white native speaker is the ideal teacher of the language. This valuing of the white native speaker can…
Descriptors: Private Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Moinolmolki, Neda – Intercultural Education, 2019
With the rise of conflict, persecution, and generalised violence worldwide there has been a drastic increase in the number of refugee youth displaced globally. Particularly noteworthy is the recent increase of Bhutanese refugee youth populations resettled in the United States. Despite this increase, surprisingly few studies distinctly address the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Asians, Social Capital, Land Settlement
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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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Lee, Seung Chun – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article discusses the pedagogical opportunities to use film as a tool to supplement lecture and classroom learning activities in a pre-service teachers' course in a Malaysian higher education setting. While the multicultural participants participated in two academic courses to learn how to teach spoken English to young learners, movie…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Higher Education, Films, Critical Viewing
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Qian, Lihua; Garner, Mark – Intercultural Education, 2019
The nature of culture and its place in foreign-language teaching (FLT) have been explored at considerable length in Western scholarly literature. These topics have also received the attention of FLT scholars in China, which, with its vast educational system and increasing involvement on the international stage, has the potential to provide an…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language)
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Weiss, Sabine; Syring, Marcus; Kiel, Ewald – Intercultural Education, 2019
The large number of newly arrived people from other countries, particularly children and youth, represents a major challenge for schools and school systems in the EU-28. The present study, conducted in Germany, investigated this situation using the critical incident technique. Critical incidents were collected in group discussions with teachers…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Critical Incidents Method, Content Analysis
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Carr-Hill, Roy; Mbwika, James; Peart, Edwina – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article reports on a small case study of the impact of instructional materials on students, and the impact of high-stakes testing in Kenya on those who fail; who, because there is very limited employment, are potentially open to radicalisation. The setting is secondary schools in Kenya which, after the 1998 attacks by al-Quaeda and later…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, High Stakes Tests, Secondary School Teachers
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Johnson, Esko; Hynynen, Nina – Intercultural Education, 2018
This research paper deals with intercultural knowledge and knowing as displayed in higher education student portfolios. The portfolios were written by student pairs taking a global education course at Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland, during seven academic years. Conceptual metaphor theory and metaphor analysis were utilised to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Portfolios (Background Materials), College Students
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Tovar-García, Edgar Demetrio; Podmazin, Evgeny – Intercultural Education, 2018
Based on econometric methods, we found that Tatar children from families with better material conditions and those who live in bigger cities are more likely to use the Russian language at home. Although Tatar seems to be well protected, thanks to local language policies after perestroika, we found some warning signs for the reformulation of public…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Language Minorities, Language Maintenance, Public Policy
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