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No prejudice-free society means no prejudice-free teachers, but better times are coming: Teachers and cultural diversity

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dc.title No prejudice-free society means no prejudice-free teachers, but better times are coming: Teachers and cultural diversity en
dc.contributor.author Leix, Alicja Ewa
dc.relation.ispartof Human Affairs
dc.identifier.issn 1210-3055 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2015
utb.relation.volume 25
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 302
dc.citation.epage 316
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Walter de Gruyter GmbH
dc.identifier.doi 10.1515/humaff-2015-0025
dc.relation.uri http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/humaff.2015.25.issue-3/humaff-2015-0025/humaff-2015-0025.xml
dc.subject prejudice-free teachers en
dc.subject teachers' beliefs en
dc.subject cultural diversity en
dc.subject multicultural education en
dc.subject the Czech Republic en
dc.description.abstract Multicultural education tends to be automatically associated with pupils but in practice it places demands on all those involved in the teaching process. Of these the most predominant role is allocated to the teacher who mediates multicultural competence. Pupil attitudes towards foreigners and cultural diversity are not only influenced by multicultural education but also by teachers’ beliefs-and teachers’ beliefs are largely influenced by personal opinions and attitudes. The author presents the results of qualitative analysis performed on the unrestricted responses of 86 Czech teacher trainees and teachers on the topic of their experiences of foreigners. The analysis indicates their personal attitudes to foreigners, foreign cultures and diversity generally, the level of reflection in relation to cultural diversity, and discusses the results in relation to the wider sociocultural context. © 2015, Institute for Research in Social Communication, Slovak Academy of Sciences. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1005238
utb.identifier.obdid 43873585
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84935143064
utb.identifier.wok 000212342300005
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-14T09:26:15Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-14T09:26:15Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Leix, Alicja Ewa
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