The concept of multiculturality can nowadays be easily understood by our students because they have always lived in a multicultural world, where multicultural means a mere tolerance of other cultures. But should we go a step further? Is tolerating each other enough?
These questions arose as I was listening to a lecturer this afternoon talking about interculturality, which does not only include bearing a different culture, but also interacting with it. How can diversity appreciation be taught?Is there a way to teach interculturality?
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Do you live in a multicultural country and how can your lessons contribute to build a consciousness that values cultural diversity?
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