Challenges in addressing cultural diversity: Approaches in Sydney schools

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Show simple item record Burridge, N Chodkiewicz, AK 2012-02-02T11:04:23Z 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 2010, 10 (3), pp. 281 - 294
dc.identifier.issn 1447-9532
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.description.abstract An essential challenge for school educators continues to be how to better represent and negotiate the complexities of classrooms and school communities that are increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse. Schools approach cultural diversity in various ways. Drawing on a qualitative study in a number of government schools, we report on three different approaches engaged by schools in three culturally diverse areas of Sydney. These approaches are often shaped by socio-cultural factors such as the nature of the school and its related community, the commitment of teachers, particularly the executive leadership and the localised issues that may impact on school and community programs. Findings suggest that it is time for school educators to renew their efforts - in a more strategic and focused way - to provide an integrated, resources rich, whole school approach to educating for cultural and linguistic diversity that builds relationships between our diverse communities and empowers all students to succeed at scho
dc.publisher Common Ground Publishing
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dc.title Challenges in addressing cultural diversity: Approaches in Sydney schools
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 10
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Altona, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 281 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 294 en_US FASS.Education Group en_US
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dc.for 1606 Political Science
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dc.description.keywords Cultural Diversity, Schools, Approaches, School Communities en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Cosmopolitan Civil Societies
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Research in Learning and Change
utslib.copyright.status Open Access 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
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