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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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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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Obrovská, Jana; Jarkovská, Lucie; Lišková, Katerina – Intercultural Education, 2021
Classrooms in Czechia are changing. What used to be a relatively ethnically homogeneous environment changed after 1989 and became much more diverse. How are children, both of Czech, as well as migrant origin, coping? What strategies do they use to negotiate their everyday lives in the classroom? We conducted an ethnographic study in two classes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Peer Relationship, Immigrants
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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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Makarova, Elena; Herzog, Walter – Intercultural Education, 2013
Actual school dropout among immigrant youth has been addressed in a number of studies, but research on hidden school dropout among immigrant students is rare. Thus, the objective of this paper is to analyze hidden school dropout among primary school students with an immigrant background. The analyses were performed using survey data of 1186…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
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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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Palaiologou, Nektaria – Intercultural Education, 2007
This paper presents the methodology and main results of a longitudinal study in Greece that explored the learning and psychosocial difficulties of immigrant pupils, as compared with those of their Greek classmates. The "Teacher-Child Rating Scale" (T-CRS) and "Child Rating Scale" (CRS) were used as instruments to measure the…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Student Attitudes, Rating Scales, Student Adjustment