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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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Mínguez-López, Xavier; García-González, Macarena – Intercultural Education, 2022
We analyse a corpus of 99 recent Spanish-language picturebooks, based on converging recommendations of prestigious reading promotion institutions in different countries. Focusing on the books that feature non-human characters, we inquire into how animals and other creatures may open possibilities to present diverse and intercultural worlds…
Descriptors: Spanish, Picture Books, Self Concept, Literary Devices
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Brossard Børhaug, Frédérique – Intercultural Education, 2021
How and why should intercultural education address anthropogenic climate change? The paper argues that anthropogenic climate change threatens "biocultural" diversity, leading to linguistic and species extinction and discusses the twofold preservation of cultural and biological diversity. The paper starts with a limited analysis of the…
Descriptors: Climate, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Biology
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Setyono, Budi; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Intercultural Education, 2019
In transcultural and transnational communication settings, English learners have to be able to communicate with people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. For this reason, English as a foreign language (EFL) textbooks, for instance, not only promote Anglo-American and British cultures but also include both EFL learners' home and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Loera-González, Omar; Montero-Sieburth, Martha – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper aims to identify the basic contradictions that exist between Mexican pluricultural policy, which is built on solid statistical analysis of data on migrants and which is the basis of intercultural education policies throughout the country, and the fact that few of the intended recipients -- mainly migrant youth -- are afforded an…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Mexicans, Latin Americans, Foreign Countries
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Malazonia, David; Maglakelidze, Shorena; Chiabrishvili, Nino; Chiabrishvili, Maia – Intercultural Education, 2017
The National Curricula of Georgia emphasises the importance of intercultural education only in a declarative way. This article investigates how specific activities can contribute to the development of intercultural competences in a diverse environment. We conclude that additional training resources are critical for the development of those…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Cultural Awareness, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education
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Makarova, Elena; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2016
The present study aims at systematically analyzing the findings reported in qualitative research on acculturation and psychological adjustment in the school context. Content analysis was conducted using the deductively developed and inductively enriched system of categories. The results of the study provide insights into youths' acculturation and…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Qualitative Research, Acculturation, Student Adjustment
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Jokikokko, Katri – Intercultural Education, 2016
The importance of emotions in the process of intercultural learning has been recognised, but the topic has not been extensively theorised. This theoretical review article synthesises the research literature on emotions in the context of teachers' intercultural learning. The article argues that emotions are a vital part of any change, and thus play…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Learning Processes, Equal Education, Cultural Awareness
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Kinginger, C. – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper reviews some recent studies problematizing various aspects of identity in relation to mobile students' encounters with the social interactive and pragmatic dimensions of language. The paper will examine several salient demographic categories represented in the literature: nationality, 'foreigner' status, gender, age, and…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Self Concept, Pragmatics, Language Usage
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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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Mahon, Jennifer A.; Cushner, Kenneth – Intercultural Education, 2014
The following article outlines research conducted to examine cross-cultural sensitivity in a sample of 949 incoming university students in the USA. The study was conducted during the process of updating an existing measure of cross-cultural sensitivity known as the Inventory of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity (ICCS), and to examine the various levels…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Measures (Individuals), Correlation, College Freshmen
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Portera, Agostino – Intercultural Education, 2014
The present era of globalization, interdependence and multicultural societies has brought about both opportunities and crises in educational institutions. Especially schools and families seem to be unable to cope with such revolutionary changes. The crises also concern all fields involved in maintaining social welfare, including counselling and…
Descriptors: Counselor Qualifications, Cultural Awareness, Counseling Techniques, Psychotherapy
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Davis, Bryan L.; Rubinstein-Avila, Eliane – Intercultural Education, 2013
The article provides a critical review of the global scholarship on Holocaust education (HE). Despite the growing body of work on this topic, a search through major academic databases by the authors revealed that no such review of the research literature has been published as of yet. The review focuses on three main themes across the research…
Descriptors: Death, European History, Jews, Foreign Countries
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Walters, Lynne Masel; Garii, Barbara; Walters, Timothy – Intercultural Education, 2009
As the US student population becomes increasingly diverse, teacher education programs need to enable prospective teachers to meet the varied needs and expectations of students and families, while simultaneously creating viable classroom communities. Learning opportunities, such as travel and teaching abroad and the perceptions of "otherness" this…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Travel, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Pluralism
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Short, Geoffrey – Intercultural Education, 2005
The importance of learning lessons from the Holocaust and from the mass slaughter in Rwanda was recognised in the theme underpinning Britain's Holocaust Memorial Day in 2004. This article is principally concerned with the lessons learnt from the Holocaust by a culturally diverse group of students aged 14 to 16. They all attended schools in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Death, Attitude Change, War
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