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Magos, Kostas; Georgopapadakou, Kanella – Intercultural Education, 2023
Learning a foreign language is not only an interesting cognitive process. It is also a means of communication with other peoples and becoming acquainted with their cultures. Therefore, learning a foreign language can contribute to the development of intercultural competence, i.e. the competence to manage new communication conditions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Stereotypes, Social Bias
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Yildirim, Muhamet Cevat; Gocen, Ahmet; Aras, Ozge – Intercultural Education, 2023
This paper examines the effects of internal migration on students from the perspective of high school teachers and students. The study employed qualitative research with a phenomenological design. The study group consisted of nine teachers and seventeen high school students from Mardin city in Turkey with a migrant experience. The researchers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Mobility, Migration
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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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Akkus Çakir, Nur – Intercultural Education, 2021
Study Abroad (SA) has often been referred as the ideal means to learn a second language due to the unique opportunities it brings to the learners. SA provides learners access to both formal and communicative learning contexts where they can interact with the members of the target language community. Existing studies identified various contextual…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Family Environment, Second Language Learning, Intercultural Communication
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Çiftçi, Emrullah Yasin; Daloglu, Aysegül – Intercultural Education, 2021
Short-term study abroad programmes can help prospective language teachers develop intercultural competences, vital when working with socially and linguistically diverse language learners. However, participating in such programmes does not necessarily lead to a more advanced level of interculturality. Induction programmes before mobility periods…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kommers, Suzan; de Haan, Mariëtte – Intercultural Education, 2021
This paper addresses the potential of online environments as spaces for young people to develop intercultural competences by studying how otherness is created online and how this holds potential for learning. While online communication is an increasing part of young peoples' lives, not much is known about how young people use their online social…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks
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Orakci, Senol; Aktan, Osman – Intercultural Education, 2021
Investigating the hopes of Syrian students about the future is important in terms of their future expectations, life goals and their level of commitment to Turkey as a host society. Therefore, the present study, using a qualitative case study method, aims to study Syrian refugee high school students' hopes about the future. The study points to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Dewan Türüdü, Aylin S.; Gürbüz, Nurdan Özbek – Intercultural Education, 2020
With the establishment of dual degree programmes between Turkish universities and the State University of New York (SUNY), the number of Turkish students studying in the US has increased substantially. The aim of this qualitative study is to shed light on the impact of the year abroad on student development by focusing on the perspectives of both…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, English (Second Language), Teacher Education Programs, Language Teachers
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Casinader, Niranjan – Intercultural Education, 2018
In school education, one of the few visible responses to increasing globalisation of educational practice has been the implementation of short-term experiential overseas student learning programmes. This paper analyses the results of a comparative research project on three Australian schools that offer such learning experiences. It argues that…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Study Abroad
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Genç, Gülten – Intercultural Education, 2018
English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers, as the backbone of language teaching system, are expected to raise the awareness level of students' intercultural communication competence by helping them relate their own culture to foreign cultures, empathise with foreign cultures' perspectives and tolerate the ambiguities or differences. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Career Readiness
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Aydin, Hasan; Kaya, Yeliz – Intercultural Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore the educational status of Syrian refugees in Turkish schools, and the perspectives of teachers and school principals regarding the needs of Syrian refugee students in two inner-city elementary schools in Istanbul, Turkey. A qualitative interpretive case study method was employed. Eight participants (seven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Barriers, Refugees
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Gonzalez, Roger Geertz – Intercultural Education, 2012
This article looks at access to higher education in Germany. For a number of reasons, explained in this article, higher education is presently an elite system that privileges ethnic Germans while preventing Turkish-Germans from gaining sufficient access into academe. If Germany is to become a fully functioning multicultural democracy with equal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
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Cayir, Kenan; Bagli, Melike Turkan – Intercultural Education, 2011
The incorporation of compulsory courses on human rights into the secondary school curriculum in 1998 has been an important first step in developing respect for human rights and responsibilities among the younger generation in Turkey. Yet, these courses have many shortcomings in terms of materials, pedagogy and teacher attitudes. This paper…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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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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Pasztor, Adel – Intercultural Education, 2008
This paper examines the integration of Turkish labour migrant children in four countries across Europe in terms of their educational performance. By looking at the PISA 2003 (Programme for International Student Assessment) data pertaining to mathematics achievement of 15-year-olds, it explores the effects of ethnicity, gender and family…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, Family Characteristics, Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement
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