citizED: Multicultural Education and Citizenship

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Briefing paper for trainee teachers focusing on the development of multicultural education within citizenship teaching and learning; provides a definition of multicultural education, makes link with the citizenship curriculum and gives practical examples. Key concepts covered in multicultural education include race, ethnicity, social class, religion, gender, culture, democracy, cultural pluralism, assimilation, equality, respect, diversity, equal educational opportunities, social justice and multicultural citizenship.

Keywords

Multicultural Education, Citizenship, Diversity

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Authors :

Jite Eferakorho

Source :

www.citized.info/pdf/briefing/Jite Eferakorho Multiculturalism.pdf

Publisher :

citizED

Article Id :

14822

Date Posted:

6/3/2010