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Annette Lohbeck – Intercultural Education, 2024
By focusing on 179 elementary school children, the present cross-sectional questionnaire study aimed to examine gender and immigrant-native differences in competence and affect self-concepts as well as academic achievement and the relations of those two self-concept components to academic achievement in the domains of mathematics and German.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Self Concept, Mathematics Achievement
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Åsa Bjuhr; Annbritt Palo; Lena Manderstedt – Intercultural Education, 2024
In Sweden, curricula and syllabi for education are politically determined after public consultations. Thus, these educational documents are discursive trade-offs reflecting research, traditions in the educational system, and political ideologies. This study maps the discourses in the syllabus for Sami as L1 mother tongue for preschool class-Year…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
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Afsaneh Alizadeh; Firooz Mahmoodi; Yousef Adib – Intercultural Education, 2024
The purpose of this study is to analyse the content of primary school textbooks in Iran for their cultural values and characteristics, based on the individualism-collectivism dimension. Six primary school Let's Read Persian (LRP) textbooks were assessed using quantitative content analysis using two lists of individualistic and collectivistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Lito E. Michalopoulou; Constantinos Vouyoukas – Intercultural Education, 2024
For children, friends play an important role in their socio-emotional development and psychological well-being. Friendships may hold additional value for students who come from minoritized backgrounds. This study aimed to examine representations and themes of friendship in diverse Greek classrooms in which Roma and non-Roma elementary-age students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Relationship, Friendship, Student Diversity
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Moldenhawer, Bolette – Intercultural Education, 2023
This article examines the role of emotions in educational work with asylum-seeking and refugee children by studying a specific case of teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. Using empirical data from various classroom contexts in Denmark based on teacher interviews and participant observations, the role of emotions is examined through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Shonfeld, Miri; Hoter, Elaine – Intercultural Education, 2023
This paper explores the factors that predict children's willingness to have contact with those from cultures in conflict, using data collected in 2014-2015 from the TEC4Schools program which begins online and eventually includes face-to-face contact. Hierarchical regression analysis was conducted on the results of the questionnaire from 577…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Student Attitudes, Intercultural Communication
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Burgin, Ximena D. – Intercultural Education, 2023
The Ecuadorian government has reported remarkable learning gains regarding the academic progress of students in the educational system. However, the academic gains for indigenous students have not been clearly demonstrated. This quantitative study aimed at understanding the progress of educational reforms in Ecuador for indigenous students. These…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, American Indian Students, American Indian Languages
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Phillips, Ariadna; Genao, Soribel – Intercultural Education, 2023
This study offers a review of existing research on translanguaging, inclusion, and computational literacies. It assesses existing school statistics and a student opinion survey released by the New York City Department of Education in Spring 2019 to investigate the attitudes and experiences of students at a public secondary school in the South…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Code Switching (Language), Translation, Bilingualism
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Morin, Gabrielle – Intercultural Education, 2023
In recognising sexuality education as a socially divisive topic in Canada and other national contexts, this article addresses the issues encountered at the elementary level in a multi-ethnic context regarding the implementation of the 2018 Quebec's sexuality education program, through the lens of the ethnic boundaries framework. The findings come…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Elementary School Teachers, Parent Attitudes
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Timoštšuk, Inge; Uibu, Krista; Vanahans, Maiki – Intercultural Education, 2022
Cultural diversity in Estonia has been expanding through migration and hence the need to teach newly arrived migrant students (NAMSs) has become an important issue in the Estonian education system. This study examined intercultural competence across domains relating to the attitudes, knowledge and skills of teachers. A total of 167 teachers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Intercultural Communication
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Masarwah Srour, Afnan; Ziv, Talee; Aldinah, Samar; Dawud, Mahmud; Sternberg, Michael; Sagy, Shifra – Intercultural Education, 2022
This article explores changes in children's openness towards kindergarten teachers and children of an outgroup following participation in an intervention program. The program was implemented by kindergarten teachers and aimed at encountering the other via intergroup contact. The findings are based on qualitative data from interviews with the…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Intervention
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Kenny, Ailbhe – Intercultural Education, 2022
The lives of children seeking asylum and refuge are complex; invariably both transnational and intersectional. Their educational needs and schooling experiences are often overlooked or lack nuanced understandings. This article focusses on Kurdish children seeking asylum in Germany. Qualitative data is presented to uncover the perceptions and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Children, Ethnic Groups, Teacher Attitudes
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Rodríguez-Izquierdo, Rosa M. – Intercultural Education, 2022
Early School Leaving (ESL) is a challenge that concerns countries all over the world. This is because it directly affects both the lives of the students who drop out and society in general. This study investigates Primary Education teachers, Compulsory Secondary Education teachers, and Baccalaureate teachers' perspectives of school dropout factors…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Dropouts
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Okken, G. J.; Jansen, E. P. W. A.; Hofman, W. H. A.; Coelen, R. J. – Intercultural Education, 2022
The increasing levels of diversity in primary education make it essential to identify factors that influence Intercultural Teaching Competence (ITC). This study investigates which factors of Educational Effectiveness Research contribute to five dimensions of ITC: openness, classroom management, enriched lesson design, social initiative, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Multicultural Education, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Effectiveness
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Albiero, Paolo; Gaspari, Alessandra; Matricardi, Giada – Intercultural Education, 2022
Europe has recently seen a massive multi-ethnic influx of migrants, marred by high social costs of inter-ethnic confrontation. This has prompted scholars to develop training schemes to improve the social skills needed to cope with this situation. Decades of studies have acknowledged empathy as a crucial variable in the development of positive…
Descriptors: Children, Empathy, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups
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