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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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Giulia Messina Dahlberg; Barbara Gross – Intercultural Education, 2024
In this paper, we critically discuss the impact of policy documents on the construction of national narratives on the provision of support for cultural-linguistic diversity in education systems in two European countries. The analysis focuses upon a selection of national policy documents that deal with the planning and provision of HLE since the…
Descriptors: Native Language, Heritage Education, Content Analysis, Government Publications
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Kesak, Hennie; Basic, Goran – Intercultural Education, 2023
The aim of the present study is to attain new knowledge about interculturalism, ethnicity, and multilingualism in the upper secondary school context in conjunction with pedagogical work with students who are newly arrived in the country. The empirical material for the study was collected in the upper secondary context in Sweden and consists of…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethnicity, Multilingualism, Secondary School Students
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Heikkilä, Mia; Lillvist, Anne – Intercultural Education, 2023
The revised Swedish national curriculum stresses that preschools should, on the one hand, place emphasis on stimulating children's language development in Swedish, while on the other hand help children with a mother tongue other than Swedish develop their mother tongue. The aim of this study is to analyse preschool teachers' strategies to develop…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Preschool Children, Ethnicity
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Adwan, Sami; Mattsson, Christer; Johansson, Thomas – Intercultural Education, 2021
The paper investigates the experiences, perceptions and responses of immigrants with a Palestinian background in relation to learning about the Holocaust and the Palestinian cause in Swedish schools and visiting Holocaust sites. Data were collected from 50 immigrant students using audio-recorded and open-structured interviews. The results indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Death, War
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Anderstaf, Susanna; Lecusay, Robert; Nilsson, Monica – Intercultural Education, 2021
The research presented in this paper explores how preschool teachers in Sweden negotiate tensions stemming from perceived cultural dilemmas among themselves, the children they work with, and the children´s parents or guardians. The aim in characterising this process of negotiation is to expand knowledge about how to adapt pedagogically to the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Values
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Gilmore, Gwen; Margrain, Valerie; Mellgren, Elisabeth – Intercultural Education, 2020
This research reports intercultural dialogue of meaning making in literacy by lecturers, engaged with an assessment moderation process of early childhood education (ECE) preservice teacher education across Australia, New Zealand and Sweden. The purpose of the dialogue was to inform pedagogical and conceptual knowledge in their courses. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Intercultural Communication, Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education
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Käck, Annika – Intercultural Education, 2020
In Sweden, bridging programmes for migrant teachers and preschool teachers at higher education institutions started in 2007 as a governmental project and are still developing today. Altogether, more than 4300 teachers with a foreign teaching degree have been admitted to the Swedish bridging programme between 2008 and 2018. Migrant teachers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Supplementary Education, Teacher Education
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Flensner, Karin K.; Von der Lippe, Marie – Intercultural Education, 2019
Safe space, used in educational settings as a metaphor, stresses the importance of the classroom being a learning environment characterised by respect and safety. Based on examples from Swedish and Norwegian classroom research, this article problematises and discusses the complexity in the discourse on safe space by asking the critical questions:…
Descriptors: School Safety, Figurative Language, Classroom Environment, Prosocial Behavior
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Berglund, Jenny; Gent, Bill – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article focuses on the reported experiences of Muslim students that regularly shift between Muslim 'supplementary education' (including its traditional confessional focus on learning to read Arabic and then memorise and recite the Qur'an) and mainstream school education (including its 'inclusive' form of religious education'). The aim has…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Muslims, Educational Experience
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Britton, Thérèse Halvarson; Jørgensen, Camilla Stabel – Intercultural Education, 2019
Field visits to churches, mosques, temples or other buildings used by religious groups, are often valued by students of religious education as an opportunity to engage with the 'reality' of the subject: religions as they exist in the world. The Council of Europe text "Signposts" specifies field visits as an important contributor to the…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Buildings, Books
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Schwieter, John W.; Ferreira, Aline; Miller, Paul Chamness – Intercultural Education, 2018
English-speaking learners of L2 Spanish who were taking part in a four-week study abroad program in Spain and Japanese-speaking learners of L2 English who were individually studying in year-long abroad experiences participated in the present study. Quantitative and qualitative data from language questionnaires and contact profiles along with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning
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López-Bech, Laura; Zúñiga, Rodolfo – Intercultural Education, 2017
As new stories from asylum seekers and refugees permeate the reality of European societies today, a whole new set of challenges and opportunities arise for building a common sense of belonging. Spaces for intercultural dialogue become crucial in connecting us all in a way that allows us to discover "the other" through our own process of…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Refugees, Sense of Community, Intercultural Programs
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Rosvall, Per-Åke – Intercultural Education, 2017
There is little research into the career trajectories and occupational aspirations of rural youth with immigrant backgrounds in Europe. This article presents new research based on field observations and interviews with five young immigrants of Persian descent in one rural town in Sweden. The findings highlighted gender differences in how the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Immigrants, Rural Areas, Youth Opportunities
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Avery, Helen – Intercultural Education, 2014
Libraries are critical learning spaces and may play a significant role in intercultural education initiatives, particularly in Sweden where the national curriculum ascribes central functions to libraries for learning activities. Unfortunately, the ways in which teachers and librarians may collaborate to leverage mutual resources is not fully…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Role, Reflection, Multicultural Education
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