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Bhowmik, Miron Kumar; Walker, Allan; Bryant, Darren – Multicultural Education Review, 2023
Through combining a diversity perspective and intersectionality approach, this paper contributes to the conceptualization of inclusive leadership for addressing diversity in schools. Drawing on literature from business and management studies as well as that of educational management and leadership, the paper first theorizes inclusive school…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles
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Nielsen, Thomas W.; Ma, Jennifer S. – Multicultural Education Review, 2021
In a time when the world is facing social, political, public health, and environmental upheaval, Danes are lighting candles, baking cookies, and engaging in 'hygge', or 'cozy togetherness'. Interestingly, Denmark also happens to be ranked as one of the happiest, most harmonious and prosperous societies across several global indexes. Could there be…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Traits, Life Style, Caring
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Hedman, Christina; Magnusson, Ulrika – Multicultural Education Review, 2021
Through the study of pedagogic discourse and practice in "introductory classes" (ICs) aimed at new migrant students at a linguistically diverse primary school in Sweden, we discuss pedagogic principles and power dynamics, drawing on Bernstein's conceptual frame. Our ethnographic data consist of teacher interviews and observational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Introductory Courses, Immigrants, Teaching Methods
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Kim, Jonghun – Multicultural Education Review, 2021
Korean society and schools have become more demographically diverse than ever. To support this increasing cultural diversity in schools, the Korean government has been developing multicultural education policies since 2006. This study aims to examine how multicultural education has been articulated by the government and how the national vision has…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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Lieberkind, Jonas – Multicultural Education Review, 2020
In this article, I will explore and discuss the Danish school systems as contexts for democracy and togetherness. The article assumes that democracy presupposes togetherness, but also that togetherness is an ambiguous concept that favours certain forms of social cohesion and excludes others. I suggest that the Danish school, with its strong…
Descriptors: Democracy, Cooperation, Collectivism, Social Integration
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Zilliacus, Harriet; Holm, Gunilla; Sahlström, Fritjof – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
Internationally multicultural education research has pointed to the need to move from superficial to social justice-oriented multicultural education. However, realising this goal in policy and practice is a challenge. This study takes Finland as a case and examines the discursive developments of multicultural education in its national curriculum…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Nieto, Sonia – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
In this article, Sonia Nieto reflects on the heretofore known history of multicultural education since its beginnings in the early 1970s, with a focus in the United States. She then reviews what has been missing from this rendering and suggests what it might mean, in the current sociopolitical context, to imagine new possibilities for the field,…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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Jee, Youngeun – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
Drawing upon Kubota's perspectives on critical multiculturalism and second language education, and by adapting Canagarajah's autoethnography for research methods, this article describes an EFL teacher candidate's biased views on "world English" in her first exposure to English varieties in the United States, and the prevalent favorable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, English (Second Language), College Second Language Programs
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Park, Sungok R. – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
Discourse among early childhood education researchers increasingly emphasizes the need for teachers to better understand and support diversity in their classrooms. As part of a larger mixed-method study, this qualitative research illuminates Korean early childhood educators' multicultural teaching competence. While Korean classrooms are in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Multicultural Education
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Obondo, Margaret A.; Lahdenperä, Pirjo; Sandevärn, Pia – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
This study focuses on teachers in schools with large numbers of new arrival immigrant pupils in a provincial school district in mid-Sweden. Drawing from focus group interviews and examples from the teachers' lessons, we examined the views of the teachers regarding the challenges experienced in responding to the pedagogical needs of new arrival…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Student Diversity
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Mahiri, Jabari – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
Multicultural educational research, perspectives, and pedagogical practices emerged in response to assimilationist models for addressing cultural diversity. As a field of study, it incorporates an array of concepts, principles, theories, and content aimed at increasing educational equity and achievement for all students. Though working toward…
Descriptors: Race, Cultural Pluralism, Equal Education, Academic Achievement
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Skerrett, Allison – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
In this article, I draw on theories of generativity and multiliteracies pedagogy, as well as research on youths' language and literacy practices and development that are framed by a multiliteracies lens, to outline approaches to literacy education that draw upon, as well as strengthen, students' existing language, literacy, and cultural…
Descriptors: Literacy, Multilingualism, Multiple Literacies, Multicultural Education
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Banks, Cherry A. McGee – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
In this article, I define self-knowledge and describe how it can serve as a basis for creating contexts for multicultural engagement. The article describes a course where teachers critically reflect on media, biographies, their personal narratives, and professional application projects. Media, biographies, professional application projects, and…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Metacognition, Definitions, Learning Processes
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Walkington, Jackie – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
The composition of today's school classrooms is now more diverse in a world of greater global mobility and communication. For teachers, this adds further complexity to the task of ensuring each child has the most appropriate opportunity to learn. This paper posits that future teachers are more able to cater for cultural diversity by developing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
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Lopez, Ann E. – Multicultural Education Review, 2015
Demographic shift and increasing diversity in the student population demand urgency and attention from educational leaders. Those who argue for greater attention to equity and diversity suggest that all students regardless of their gender, social class, ethnic or racial characteristics must have equal opportunities to learn and be engaged. These…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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