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Förståelsen av interkulturell pedagogik: En studie om förståelsen före detta Södertörnstudenter har gällande den interkulturella pedagogiken och om de använder den i arbetslivet
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education, Teacher Education.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is through a teacher perspective gain insight to the knowledge former Sodertorn teacher students possess of intercultural pedagogy and if they use it at work. The studies main perspective is the intercultural perspective, which has been the study's lead perspective. This study also made use out of a sociocultural perspective as it fits with the intercultural perspective and puts its mark in the study.

This study has used interviews for data collection. Five former Sodertorn teacher students were interviewed, the interview participants work as teachers. These five teachers’ experiences and statements were the focus of this study, the teachers had to demonstrate their intercultural skills and how they use these skills in their classroom. The study showed that four out of five interviewed teachers use intercultural education, these teachers always try to find students development zones and prior knowledge. Intercultural pedagogy approach for example focuses on the students' culture, knowledge, belongings and background. The four out of five interview participants that use intercultural pedagogy hope that their students get a deeper understanding of people that possess a different culture, religion and background. The four out of five teachers use intercultural strategies and these strategies are considered applicable when it comes to intercultural perspective.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 45 p.
Keyword [en]
Intercultural, intercultural knowledge, intercultural education, multicultural, pedagogy, strategies
Keyword [sv]
Interkulturell pedagogik
National Category
Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-18529OAI: diva2:606275
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-02-19 Created: 2013-02-18 Last updated: 2013-02-19Bibliographically approved

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