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Shahid Rasool; Clarisse Halpern; Burhan Ozfidan – Intercultural Education, 2024
South Asians, including Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani Americans, are considered a model minority and is one of the fastest growing in the US, financially stable, and highly educated ethnic subgroups in the U.S. The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of cultural background and household structure on parental involvement in…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Parent Participation, Bilingualism, Academic Achievement
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Burgin, Ximena D. – Intercultural Education, 2023
The Ecuadorian government has reported remarkable learning gains regarding the academic progress of students in the educational system. However, the academic gains for indigenous students have not been clearly demonstrated. This quantitative study aimed at understanding the progress of educational reforms in Ecuador for indigenous students. These…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, American Indian Students, American Indian Languages
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Resch, Katharina; Gitschthaler, Marie; Schwab, Susanne – Intercultural Education, 2023
The majority of European educational systems regard the provision of high-quality language and learning support for students with immigrant background as the greatest challenge and consider separate language support classes as 'the solution' to the educational disadvantages these students face. Austria recently implemented separate language…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Immigrants
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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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Nolan, Kathleen; Xenofontos, Constantinos – Intercultural Education, 2023
Following the seminal work of Gloria Ladson-Billings, research on culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP) has, in recent years, expanded significantly. Ladson-Billings proposes three elements of CRP: academic achievement, cultural competence, and sociopolitical consciousness. Nevertheless, in mathematics education research on CRP, the sociopolitical…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Preservice Teachers, Faculty Development
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Gkofa, Panagiota – Intercultural Education, 2022
Children from Roma communities are consistently among the lowest academic achievers in many European countries and this holds true in Greece. In Greek schools, Roma students experience high dropout rates and low performance compared to their non-Roma peers. Moreover, in Greece, as elsewhere, Roma experience wide-spread discrimination. Drawing on a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Minority Groups, Dropout Rate, Social Discrimination
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Ayach, Raphaëlle – Intercultural Education, 2022
The United Nations (U.N.) advocates for the inclusion of refugees into public schools. This ethnographic, pilot research explores foreign students' experience of inclusion and belonging in a Nairobi public school. The research found that these students most resented being placed in lower grades and that their lowered grade placement may have…
Descriptors: Refugees, Instructional Program Divisions, School Effectiveness, Foreign Students
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Wang, Tao – Intercultural Education, 2020
During the economic boom in the last four decades in China, about 170 million rural migrants moved to cities. Building on existing concepts and models of citizenship, this article analyses how rural migrants, as legal citizens of China, have been segregated by the assigned identity of "hukou" and compromised in citizenship rights,…
Descriptors: Rural to Urban Migration, Foreign Countries, Barriers, Access to Education
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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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Jaeger, Kirsten; Gram, Malene – Intercultural Education, 2020
Students' emotions during stays abroad have mainly been treated as "culture shock", where difficulties are interpreted as universal "stages" towards "adaptation". This paper explores how students from different cultural and educational traditions experience studying abroad differently. The study presents a qualitative…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Study Abroad, Culture Conflict, Cultural Differences
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Lambrev, Veselina – Intercultural Education, 2020
This article presents data gathered among Bulgarian Romani communities during a project investigating the educational hardship of Roma people. Major social inequalities affect the educational and life chances of Roma students. Despite European Union political frameworks, the perspectives of Roma themselves remain undocumented. This paper addresses…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Social Differences, Parent Attitudes
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Phuntsog, Nawang – Intercultural Education, 2019
Since the introduction of the Chinese colonial education system into Tibet in the 1960s, the Tibetan language has been caught in the crossfire. Because of Tibetan language's perceived strong relationship with national identity and its alleged separatist implications, the Chinese leadership has always maintained an uneasy and sceptical outlook on…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Foreign Countries, Sino Tibetan Languages, Self Concept
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Paul-Binyamin, Ilana; Jayusi, Wurud – Intercultural Education, 2018
The current study examines the workings of a bilingual school for Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli students and its contribution towards the goal of educating for equal citizenship in Israel's multicultural society. The findings indicate that this school succeeds in advancing the notion of equal citizenship, as demonstrated in the fact that the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Schools, Jews, Arabs, Citizenship Education
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Valiandes, Stavroula; Neophytou, Lefkios; Hajisoteriou, Christina – Intercultural Education, 2018
Despite the fact that both intercultural education and differentiated instruction are based on the premises of inclusion, equality, and equity, most research and publications have focused on one in isolation of the other. Scholars from each tradition often use the same argumentation, propose similar strategies and reach similar conclusions.…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Multicultural Education, Academic Ability, Individualized Instruction
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chanicka, jeewan; Mahari de Silva, Renuka; Merkley, Kevin – Intercultural Education, 2018
In local, diverse learning communities in Ontario, educators may have to look closely at how engagement can be established in meaningful and authentic ways that encourage and foster student agency and democracy. As students are critically engaged and grasp the relevance of their learning within the context of their daily lives, learning in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Democracy, Trust (Psychology)
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