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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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Celebi Oncu, Elif; Yilmaz, Dilara – Intercultural Education, 2022
In this study, the situation of Syrian refugee children, their acceptance by their peers, and their socialisation with one another were examined. The research was conducted using a case study design and a qualitative research method. Twenty-nine Turkish pupils were selected using a purposive sampling method. The school with the highest number of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Norozi, Sultana – Intercultural Education, 2021
The main contribution of this paper is to highlight the pedagogical orientations of reception teachers in Norwegian schools. I explore reception teachers' approaches and their understanding of their own approaches when interacting with newly arrived minority language pupils (NAMLPs). The theoretical basis of the paper is L.S. Vygotsky's work,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Immigrants, Teacher Behavior
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Lau, Sunny Man Chu – Intercultural Education, 2015
Despite the growing importance of intercultural education, literature is still lacking in related research with young learners. This study reports on a yearlong university-school collaborative research project that aimed to promote students' intercultural competence and critical bi-literacy skills through their exploration of the issue of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Childrens Rights, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis; Costi, Andri; Hadjiaggeli, Maria – Intercultural Education, 2011
The development and implementation of inclusive practices can potentially enhance intercultural education. Through the case study of a primary school in Cyprus, we investigated the practices that were developed and applied by the school itself, which aimed to reduce the marginalisation of students who came from abroad. The practices relate to the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Seban, Demet – Intercultural Education, 2011
In 2000, UNESCO declared a mission for peace named the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010). The "culture of peace" was defined as a set of "values, attitudes and behaviours ... that reject violence and endeavour to prevent conflicts by tackling their root causes to…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Democracy, Peace
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Gerganov, Encho; Varbanova, Silvia; Kyuchukov, Hristo – Intercultural Education, 2005
This paper examines the degree of school adaptation among Roma children who were included in a program for the desegregation of Roma schools in Bulgaria. More specifically, the program requires Roma children to attend mixed classes with Bulgarian students and Roma teacher assistants to work with them. The Bulgarian version of the Questionnaire on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Minority Group Children