Diversity—An Educational Advantage Online Teacher Support Material (TSM) has been developed for use by teachers. A 2009 publication by Fethi Mansouri, Louise Jenkins, Michael Leach and Lucas Walsh, entitled Building Bridges: Creating a Culture of Diversity was distributed to all Victorian Secondary schools as a practical teaching and learning resource in the area of multiculturalism. [...]
This is the website for the pilot program teaching about religious cultures and secular ethics in 19 regions of the Russian Federation. This course started on the 1st of April 2010. This website has the purpose and objectives of the course, curriculum, textbook materials, and other relevant materials.
Educate Together schools teach the Learn Together Ethical Education Curriculum, rather than the religious instruction programmes taught in denominational schools. This curriculum has four strands:
Moral and Spiritual: children learn about feelings and values, the development of conscience, choices and consequences, stillness and meditation.
Equality and Justice: children learn about wants and needs, rights and responsibilities; the [...]
The INTER Guide has been designed as a practical tool to provide the reader with support in
analyzing, implementing and improving Intercultural Education in school practices. While
writing it we have been focused on teachers in training and teachers in service, but we hope it
could be also useful to anyone with a direct or indirect interest in [...]
Making Multicultural Australia is a website which aims to assist young people of upper primary and high school age, their parents, the teachers and the wider community explore our cultural diversity. It provides information on the contributions that different cultural groups have made to the development of Australian society and on the various views towards [...]
The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) has just launched Share & Connect, a database for experts in the field of Education for Human Rights, Intercultural Understanding and Democratic Citizenship, including the dimension of religion to all of these. Share & Connect gives you the opportunity to create your own profile and search for others, and aims [...]
The theme of this unit is tolerance and respect for dignity and identity within the peace education framework with an emphasis on identities and common human dignities. It thus explores notions of identity in its different contexts. Learning objectives include knowledge of the other and the self and the story of Anne Frank, development of [...]
For children to understand and develop their concept of respect in practical manner.
In this exercise, students think about their lives, their identities and experiences that have been particularly meaningful in bringing them to who they are now, and in developing their interest in leadership. The exercise emphasizes “journey” and experiences over time, helping students see the impact of experience on identity formation and on current perceptions.
Students interview their families about an important holiday or tradition and create poems about these celebrations to the accompaniment of handmade musical instruments.