For the ﬁrst time Eurostat is publishing a pocketbook containing
comparable data relating to culture already available within the
European Statistical System, plus information from other sources
(Unesco, Eurobarometer, etc.).
A review of the research in determining what
pedagogical strategies work best in enhancing intergroup harmony identified
a number of school and classroom interventions that have been shown to be
effective in reducing prejudice and preventing stereotyping and
discrimination. The activities in this toolkit parallel these educational
H.E.L.P., or Hip Hop Educational Literacy Program, is a series of supplemental reading workbooks designed to HELP students of all reading levels through the innovative usage of Hip Hop lyrics for critical analysis, multicultural relevance, and effective literacy instruction.
In order to make a fuller interpretation of second language socialization processes in intercultural communication contexts, this study looks into the basic assumptions of language socialization and the tenets of intercultural transformation studies before arguing for the feasibility of weaving the two research paradigms to create a more inclusive theoretical framework of intercultural language socialization.
Interculturalism, Society and Education contains contributions that explore comparative and international case studies ranging from accounts of educational problems impacting specific immigrant groups in Europe, socio-educational programs and projects in Africa and Asia, comparative analyses of "citizenship education" issues in selected countries, and a global overview of different patterns of the interculturalism-society-education nexus. This volume offers a sampling of the multiplicity of intercultural forms around the world, useful for policy-makers and educators across the spectrum of institutions and organizations that strive to open paths for positive intercultural exchange through education.
The first event of the European Year 2008 flagship project Diversidad. It will feature seminars on topics such as language barriers in Europe and the uniting role of music.
Intercultural education, the claim of “interculturalizing” and “diversifying” both the school curriculum and the educational praxis in Western societies, does not mean that school and educational systems merely adapt to the “de facto multiculturalization” of these societies in reaction to migratory movements. Instead, multiculturalism is part of a broader and deeper process of re-defining and re-imagining the nation-state of European origin as well as the relations which articulate the state with contemporary society.
This article outlines some key policies and practices in relation to education in the
multilingual and multicultural context that is increasingly typical of schools in Ontario,
Canada. The article concludes with a brief discussion of the results in terms of educational
outcomes for immigrant students in Ontario.
Multiple Choice Identity is a European education
project which aims to make it possible for young
people to develop their own identity in Europe
and to encourage this.
This paper heuristically and generically describes community as any kind of human collectivity regardless of size, developmental stage or vitality. The main thesis introduced here is that the future of a human community could be guaranteed only by maintaining a balance between particular volitions and collective responsibility. Such balance is established through normative dialogue and discourse based on constructive communication. The Israeli society, as a one rifted by ideological and moral conflicts, must develop a culture of dialogue in order to survive.
This publication is aimed at all staff in teacher education institutions. It intends to raise discussion about how teacher education, particularly in-service training, can prepare student teachers to become reflective professionals responsive to diversity in schools and classrooms.