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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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Åberg, Ingvill B. – Intercultural Education, 2020
The term 'diversity', as a descriptive feature of a population, is increasingly common in the field of education. While seemingly a neutral and inclusive term which might cover a range of possible axes of difference, it is often used without definition or problematisation. In this article I ask what conceptions of diversity can be discerned by…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Justice, Student Diversity, Democracy
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Burgin, Ximena; Daniel, Mayra – Intercultural Education, 2020
This study investigated Ecuadorian teachers' attitudes towards multilingual students. This work was informed by findings from two previous studies consisting of observations and interviews with secondary school teachers. In this mixed methods study, 26 teachers completed a 22-question Likert Scale questionnaire that explored their awareness of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Diversity, Multilingualism, Secondary School Teachers
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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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Nikolaou, Georgios; Kaloyirou, Chrystalla; Spyropoulou, Antonia – Intercultural Education, 2019
This particular study investigated school bullying in relation to ethnic diversity in Cyprus. The research involved 469, 8-14 years old pupils of Cypriot origin and 83 pupils of non-Cypriot origin. Two different questionnaires, one for Cypriot and one for non-Cypriot students, were used and data was analyzed using the SPSS statistical package. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Student Diversity, Ethnic Groups
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Dubbeld, Anneke; de Hoog, Natascha; den Brok, Perry; de Laat, Maarten – Intercultural Education, 2019
There is a growing number of ethnically and culturally diverse students in Dutch junior vocational high schools. This article examines teachers' multicultural attitudes, their perceptions of cultural diversity related to school policy and school climate, and the chance of general and diversity-related burnout. The present research also…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Teacher Attitudes, School Policy, Cultural Awareness
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Makarova, Elena; 't Gilde, Judith; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study is embedded in the contextual approach of acculturation research. It examines teachers' attitudes and behaviors, teachers' expectations as well as their teaching practices as risk and resource factors in minority students' school adjustment. The study applies the method of content analysis and uses a deductively developed and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Teacher Attitudes
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Arphattananon, Thithimadee – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study examines multicultural education policy in Thailand. The researcher used the qualitative research methods of interviewing, observation and document examination to obtain data. Theory about multicultural education was used as a theoretical framework. The sites of study were eight primary schools that served students from diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy, Qualitative Research
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Penfold, Mark – Intercultural Education, 2018
This article examines a school in the United Kingdom (UK) when they started receiving students of Roma heritage. Babington Academy is a multicultural state school in the city of Leicester. They serve pupils born in Leicester and new arrivals direct from overseas. In 2008, pupils started to arrive from Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Immigrants, Ethnicity
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Thomas, Paul; Røthing, Åse – Intercultural Education, 2017
This study concerns itself with a classroom project in English class where the film "Bend it Like Beckham" was shown to two multicultural classes in a high school in Oslo, Norway, with a view towards exploring students' understandings and attitudes towards gender. Using an ethnographic methodology informed by feminist approaches,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feminism, Films, High School Students
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Aguado-Odina, Teresa; Mata-Benito, Patricia; Gil-Jaurena, Inés – Intercultural Education, 2017
Education is suffering from the consequences of strengthening neoliberal policies, which impose an education model that serves the interests of the hegemonic economic system. The market rationale is being implemented in schools, moving the interests from equity to efficiency, from equal opportunities to performance. Starting from setting out a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Social Justice, Ethics
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Jokikokko, Katri – Intercultural Education, 2016
The importance of emotions in the process of intercultural learning has been recognised, but the topic has not been extensively theorised. This theoretical review article synthesises the research literature on emotions in the context of teachers' intercultural learning. The article argues that emotions are a vital part of any change, and thus play…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Learning Processes, Equal Education, Cultural Awareness
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Jiang, Heng – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study explores how pre-service teachers in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States perceive educational diversity in relation to students' academic achievement by means of qualitative content analysis. It takes cultural psychological perspectives to revisit the attribute reasoning embedded in individualist and collectivist…
Descriptors: Individualism, Collectivism, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement
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Gagné, Antoinette; Soto Gordon, Stephanie – Intercultural Education, 2015
This qualitative case study investigates the transformative power of a leadership course designed for immigrant secondary school students learning English as an additional language with a social justice orientation. Course projects allowed the students to get involved in tutoring, present at a conference on intercultural education, deliver equity…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Social Justice, Leadership Training
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