publication . Master thesis . 2012

Multicultural Education: Learners with Diverse Linguistic and Cultural Background : A Case Study of one Primary School in Norway

Tosic, Milan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
Abstract
Abstract This study aims to investigate how a primary school in Norway addresses learners with diverse linguistic and cultural background, in this study referred as culturally and linguistically diverse learners (CLD learners). The study is founded on the premises of multicultural education (MCE) which is considered essential to address the education of CLD learners. Therefore, the scope of the study is based on a five- category theoretical framework comprising: understanding the concept of multicultural education (MCE), cultural/linguistic incorporation, community participation, pedagogy and assessment. The study uses qualitative approach followed by a single c...

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