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Mantel, Carola – Intercultural Education, 2020
There have been calls in many European countries to diversify the teaching staff as a response to increasing diversity within student populations. These calls are often based on underlying assumptions that teachers with a migration history are well placed to act as 'intercultural mediators' and 'role models' for successful integration. However,…
Descriptors: Teacher Background, Immigrants, Diversity (Faculty), Foreign Countries
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Käck, Annika – Intercultural Education, 2020
In Sweden, bridging programmes for migrant teachers and preschool teachers at higher education institutions started in 2007 as a governmental project and are still developing today. Altogether, more than 4300 teachers with a foreign teaching degree have been admitted to the Swedish bridging programme between 2008 and 2018. Migrant teachers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Supplementary Education, Teacher Education
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Agostinetto, Luca; Bugno, Lisa – Intercultural Education, 2020
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between teacher beliefs pertaining to cultural diversity and their actual teaching activities. Using a model-based approach, this study looks at beliefs regarding diversity issues at both the theoretical and empirical levels. At the theoretical level, we attempt to systematise the many…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Intention, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Intercultural Education, 2020
This research examines teachers' conceptualisations of diversity and intercultural education. It also investigates the teaching approaches adopted by teachers within their culturally diverse classrooms. More specifically, the current project investigates the following research questions: how do teachers define and understand the concept of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Ideology, Student Diversity, Teacher Attitudes
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Matras, Yaron; Howley, Gerry; Jones, Charlotte – Intercultural Education, 2020
Drawing on participant observation, interviews, and document analysis, we discuss teachers' narratives about the language and identity of Roma pupils and compare them with those of the pupils themselves. We explore the sources of information that shape teachers' dispositions, category conflation (of Roma with 'Gypsies/Travellers') and lack of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Minority Group Students, Immigrants
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Pena-Díaz, Carmen – Intercultural Education, 2019
Globalisation has resulted in multicultural and multilingual societies where individuals, who often do not speak the official language, need to communicate with different services offered by public institutions in the host country. School plays a vital role as an education and training institution, and must guarantee that every student receives…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Language, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
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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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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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Worku Mengisto, Wovite; Horenczyk, Gabriel – Intercultural Education, 2019
This paper examines aspects and predictors of actual and hidden dropout among immigrant students in general, and among Israeli students of Ethiopian origin, in particular. A hidden dropout is a student who is often absent from school or physically in class but is passive and does not actively take part in the learning process. The subject of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Immigrants, Dropouts
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Haim, Orly – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study explored how 60 trilingual immigrant youth interpret and make sense of their educational experiences in Israeli schools. Conceptualizing the language knowledge of multilingual individuals as one unitary system, the study is based on the assumption that a fuller understanding of students' educational experiences can be obtained by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Student Experience, Multilingualism
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Vietze, Jana; Juang, Linda P.; Schachner, Maja K. – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study investigated how peers can contribute to cultural minority students' cultural identity, life satisfaction, and school values (school importance, utility, and intrinsic values) by talking about cultural values, beliefs, and behaviours associated with heritage and mainstream culture (peer cultural socialisation). We further distinguished…
Descriptors: Socialization, Minority Group Students, Cultural Influences, Identification (Psychology)
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Haenni Hoti, Andrea; Wolfgramm, Christine; Müller, Marianne; Heinzmann, Sybille; Buholzer, Alois – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study examined what impact various constellations of acculturation orientations of immigrant students and their teachers have on the students' school adjustment. For this purpose, the study analysed the acculturation orientations of 1106 5th graders and their class teachers in Switzerland. Using multiple regression analysis, we found…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Adjustment, Acculturation
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Gromova, Chulpan; Khairutdinova, Rezeda; Birman, Dina; Kalimullin, Aydar – Intercultural Education, 2019
Educational institutions are an important setting where psychological, pedagogical, sociocultural, and language adaptation of immigrant children occurs. A number of teaching strategies, practices, approaches, and methods have been described in the literature. In the Russian context, such strategies have been called 'technologies'. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Immigrants, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Kalnisky, Esther; Baratz, Lea – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study investigates the manner in which new and veteran Ethiopian immigrant students in Israel perceive their identity by investigating their attitudes towards children's books written in both Hebrew and Amharic. Two major types of identity were revealed: (1) a non-reconciled identity that seeks to minimise the visibility of one's ethnic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Bilingualism, Immigrants
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Campos-Saborío, Natalia; Núñez-Rivas, Hilda Patricia; Holst-Schumacher, Ileana; Alfaro-Mora, Flory Virginia; Chacón-Ruiz, Betty – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article examines problems and difficulties encountered by Nicaraguan migrant students in the Costa Rican educational system and contrasts their psychosocial and sociocultural well-being with their Costa Rican counterparts. The findings reveal not only the differences in educational outcomes between these cohorts, but also exposes the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Well Being, Violence
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