Multiculturalism and interculturalism in education

Jovanova-Mitkovska, Snezana and Popeska, Biljana (2014) Multiculturalism and interculturalism in education. Proceedings of 9 th International Balkans Educaion and Science Congress.

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Building a cohesive society could not be imagine without nurturing of its essential characteristic-multiculturalism and interculturalism. These characteristics are basic components of quality education. The multicultural context of society is reflected in the school and educational process in a sense that enable pupils to achieve intercultural competences, to become aware and opened for plurality of cultures that exist in their ambience, to understand the need of permanent interaction and communication, to respect the culture, customs and tradition of cultural minorities as well as to deepen the knowledge for themselves and their own culture. Based on these, in this paper we try to give answers on several questions that refers to nurturing of these two essential characteristics of quality education in the teaching process, realized at the first cycle of nine year compulsory education in the Republic of Macedonia. The realized research refers to analysis of national curricula on following teaching subjects: Macedonian language, natural sciences, math, physical education, arts and music. Curriculum analyzes is focused on analyses of aims, content and expected results observed from the aspect of multiculturalism and interculturalism.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Science
Depositing User: Snezana Jovanova
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2015 10:35
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2015 10:35

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