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Colaiacomo, Silvia; Gur Geden, Ayse; Linehan, Antonia; Manning, Anthony – Intercultural Education, 2023
The paper focuses on the importance of Internationalisation at Home, access and support mechanisms which are provided and co-created by students and university departments to encourage sanctuary scholarship. The paper gives particular attention to activities that encourage meaningful interaction with local communities and widen international…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Values, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Huang, Zhuo Min – Intercultural Education, 2022
In this article, I discuss a critical understanding of students' intercultural experience at a UK university. I critique the potential issues of: (a) using essentialist categorisations to understand students' intercultural experience, and (b) imposing epistemic injustice to students by undervaluing their epistemic agency in intercultural…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Epistemology, Learning Experience, Student Attitudes
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Harris, Richard; Wilson-Daily, Ann E.; Fuller, Georgina – Intercultural Education, 2021
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to examine teacher and LGBT+ student attitudes around school climate and school culture. Participants were 153 teachers and staff from six UK secondary schools who completed electronic surveys, nine of whom were interviewed, and students who participated in focus groups at each school. Results suggest a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Experience, LGBTQ People, School Culture
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Matthews, Blair – Intercultural Education, 2020
Reflexivity refers to the capacity for individuals to understand the cultural system and manage their own position within it. Reflexivity is a key concept in the understanding of intercultural communication, particularly in recognising the ability for individuals to understand and adapt to new cultural contexts. However, the prevailing methods…
Descriptors: Role, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Acculturation
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Wang, Zhiqi; Crawford, Ian; Liu, Lu – Intercultural Education, 2020
The received wisdom is that mobility programmes considerably contribute to students in terms of the development of generic skills, language and multicultural competence and competitive advantage in the global labour market. Surprisingly, the impacts of mobility programmes on academic learning have received very limited research interest in the…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Makarova, Elena; 't Gilde, Judith; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study is embedded in the contextual approach of acculturation research. It examines teachers' attitudes and behaviors, teachers' expectations as well as their teaching practices as risk and resource factors in minority students' school adjustment. The study applies the method of content analysis and uses a deductively developed and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Teacher Attitudes
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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah; Monk, Nicholas – Intercultural Education, 2016
Higher Education institutions face specific challenges preparing graduates to live and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural environments. It is imperative for these institutions to provide their students with the skill sets that will give them the mobility and flexibility to be able to operate efficiently in different cultural and…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education, Case Studies
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Gutiérrez Almarza, G.; Durán Martínez, R.; Beltrán Llavador, F. – Intercultural Education, 2015
A pre-placement questionnaire was completed by a cohort of 30 students participating in the Erasmus exchange programmes from the University of Salamanca, placed in British universities, and by a group of 25 Nottingham Trent University students hosted by diverse Spanish universities. The questionnaire was then analysed with the aim of providing a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Questionnaires, Student Placement, Exchange Programs
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Penman, C.; Ratz, S. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This article contributes to the debate on what form of preparation and support can enhance the intercultural student experience during a Year Abroad. It presents a credit-bearing and multi-modal module at a UK university designed to both prepare students prior to departure through a series of workshops and activities on an e-portfolio and help…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Holistic Approach, Longitudinal Studies, Multicultural Education
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Driessen, Geert – Intercultural Education, 2015
A review of the empirical literature was conducted to establish the relation between teacher and student ethnicity, and cognitive and noncognitive student outcomes. It was hypothesized that ethnic teacher-student congruence results in more favorable outcomes for especially minority students. A total of 24 quantitative studies focusing on primary…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Teacher Background, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Broeder, Peter; Kistemaker, Mariska – Intercultural Education, 2015
Students' lack of school success often lies in the differences between the language used at home and the "school language" they are required to use at school. A framework was drawn up in which five domains are distinguished where specific problems might be located: language-internal aspects (mastery of vocabulary, grammar, etc.),…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Student Diversity, Language Acquisition
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Catarci, Marco – Intercultural Education, 2014
The article focuses on some findings of a comparative study carried out by a network of scholars and researchers who are active in the field of intercultural education in the European context in the main "old immigration countries" (United Kingdom, France and Germany), "new immigration countries" (Italy, Spain and Greece) and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Wang, Ping – Intercultural Education, 2011
In this paper, I reflect on my experiences as a Chinese educator, attempting to take my previous experiences into a new situation: teaching in the UK. These reflections take me down a path that shows how my Chinese cultural background and experiences created both challenges and opportunities for my teaching. I attempt to show how important it is…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Awareness, Asians, Teaching Experience
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Tan, Charlene – Intercultural Education, 2011
Muslims live in a "modern" world where subjects such as the English language, mathematics, sciences, and information and communication technology (ICT) are highly valued and enthusiastically transmitted in schools. How some Islamic schools attempt to equip their students with "modern knowledge" while remaining faithful to their…
Descriptors: Muslims, World Views, Islamic Culture, Foreign Countries
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Kuyok, Kuyok Abol – Intercultural Education, 2010
Drawing on evidence from a PhD study, this paper raises questions about the appropriateness of English educational authorities to continue to refer to the Horn of Africa children, most of them born in the UK, as refugees. The word refugee, in its broad definition, seemingly masks fundamental differences and may reinforce stereotypical perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Refugees, Immigrants
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