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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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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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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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Valdés, Guadalupe – Intercultural Education, 2020
This article maintains that in spite of their seeming progress, Mexican-origin students in the US continue to face barriers that are typical of the complex challenges endured in public schools by minoritized and racialised peoples in the American context. It begins with a brief overview of the current-day demographics of the Mexican-origin…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mexican Americans, Barriers, Immigration
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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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Polak, Sharon; van der Stap, Anita – Intercultural Education, 2009
This article discusses the practice "Welcome to My Neighborhood," an exchange program for students attending primary schools. The practice targets younger students in providing positive experiences of learning and playing together with children from different backgrounds. Children interact with children outside their own school,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Children, Elementary School Students, Neighborhoods
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Bezemer, Jeff; Wold, Astri Heen; de Wal Pastoor, Lutine; Kroon, Sjaak; Ryen, Else – Intercultural Education, 2005
In this paper, multicultural primary school classes in Norway and the Netherlands are compared in terms of language teaching and learning. Drawing on observations, interviews, and school and policy documents, four dimensions of comparison are discussed. First, we deal with the different ways in which separate language classes for language minority…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods, Multicultural Education
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Igarashi, Kazuyo – Intercultural Education, 2005
This article critically examines current education programmes for Roma primary school students in the Czech Republic and the impact of these programmes. The research described here, based on in?depth case studies, challenges popular beliefs in the "success" of Roma oriented programmes, as well as the stereotypical negative images of Roma…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Stereotypes, Culturally Relevant Education, Minority Group Children