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Gerardo Mancilla; Phitsamay S. Uy – Intercultural Education, 2024
In conducting qualitative research, scholars often grapple with positionality. Researcher positionality refers to how various social identities (i.e. gender, race, class, ethnicity, ability, geographical location) influence research methods. It examines the impact of researchers' social identities on their understanding of the research design,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Interpersonal Relationship, Researchers
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Moldenhawer, Bolette – Intercultural Education, 2023
This article examines the role of emotions in educational work with asylum-seeking and refugee children by studying a specific case of teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. Using empirical data from various classroom contexts in Denmark based on teacher interviews and participant observations, the role of emotions is examined through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Ruano, Bruna; Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Intercultural Education, 2023
This paper reflects on the problems faced by refugee students during the COVID-19 pandemic (summer semester 2020) as "calouros," i.e. freshmen during their first year, in a public university in Brazil. Through a content analysis of their personal accounts, collected electronically by their teacher of Portuguese for academic purposes (the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Foreign Students, Learning
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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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Ayyildiz, Pinar; Arastaman, Gokhan; Asli Baran, Melike – Intercultural Education, 2023
This study explores the experiences of 16 principals in schools in Ankara, Türkiye, who had Syrian refugee students, as well as the emotional challenges they faced while coping with the demands of their daily activities. The study uses a phenomenological research design as a qualitative design and is based on the Transcendental Phenomenology (TPh)…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Principals, Experience, Refugees
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Prentice, Caitlin M. – Intercultural Education, 2023
Educators' attitudes are a key factor in the practices they enact, their expectations for pupils, and outcomes for pupils. For newly arrived refugee and asylum-seeking children, education is known to play a crucial role in the settling-in process. This study uses survey data (n = 295) and case studies of 17 educators at two schools in England to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Refugees, Teacher Student Relationship, Intergroup Relations
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Catalano, Theresa; Morales, Amanda R. – Intercultural Education, 2022
There is an ever-present need to foster and maintain intercultural competence in today's teaching force. Although much research details how to do this, few studies document how to utilise arts and community-based (ACB) approaches to align with the goals of intercultural education. This qualitative study examines reflections from 61 teacher…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Intervention, Multicultural Education, Art Activities
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Silva, Daniela; Marques da Silva, Sofia – Intercultural Education, 2022
Intercultural Education focuses on reciprocal relationships and dialogue among people, in contexts where there is a shared understanding and appreciation of different cultures. The northern region of Portugal is becoming a host region for migrants and refugees. This article aims to understand how intercultural policies and practices are being…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Metropolitan Areas, Foreign Countries
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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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Kenny, Ailbhe – Intercultural Education, 2022
The lives of children seeking asylum and refuge are complex; invariably both transnational and intersectional. Their educational needs and schooling experiences are often overlooked or lack nuanced understandings. This article focusses on Kurdish children seeking asylum in Germany. Qualitative data is presented to uncover the perceptions and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Children, Ethnic Groups, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Niesta Kayser, Daniela; Vock, Miriam; Wojciechowicz, Anna Aleksandra – Intercultural Education, 2021
The Refugee Teachers Program, established at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, in 2016, represents a successful model for training and integrating individuals with foreign teaching qualifications through an 18-month teaching and language course. Initially created to help meet the demand for teachers in Germany, the Refugee Teachers Program…
Descriptors: Refugees, Program Descriptions, Universities, Teacher Education Programs
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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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Hummelstedt, Ida; Holm, Gunilla; Sahlström, Fritjof; Zilliacus, Harriet – Intercultural Education, 2021
Schools represent a central meeting place where societal inequalities are reproduced and questions of social justice become important. This study focuses on categorisations related to race, nationality, and gender in interactions in Finnish teaching environments, as well as teacher reflections on these situations. We discuss the implications of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Classification, Social Justice, Gender Differences
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Khansa, Jida; Bahous, Rima – Intercultural Education, 2021
Education is a basic need in the lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and teachers, specifically, play a critical role in the quality of education these children receive. Their experiences provide a critical view of the reality of refugee education in Lebanon. The present study examines the challenges teachers face when teaching Syrian refugee…
Descriptors: Children, Refugees, Barriers, Teacher Attitudes
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