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CHRISTINA HAJISOTERIOU PANAYIOTIS ANGELIDES

Abstract

Although the area of intercultural education, in general, has been widely researched, there is a shortage of published research examining the intersection of globalisation and intercultural education. In this paper, we try to answer the following question: What are implications of the global debate for intercultural education at the national level? To address this question, we have selected Cyprus as the case study of our examination. We draw upon previous research carried out in Cyprus across the macro-level of the state and meso-level of the school in order to examine the phases of the adoption and implementation of globalised intercultural education policies.

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Keywords

globalisation, intercultural education, Cyprus education, intercultural education policies, macro-level, meso-level

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