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VIDEO - Riem Spielhaus on cultural diversity in schoolbooks

Cultural diversity is a reality in Germany. But is this fact also reflected in German schoolbooks? Professor Riem Spielhaus of the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig comments on how diversity is being dealt with in German classrooms today. She concludes that Germany can learn from other countries in this regard.

German with English Subtitles

Projects and Programmes
Social cohesion and intercultural and inter-religious dialogue: The role of local authorities in public policies for the social inclusion of migrants

This publication highlights the content and exchanges of the first peer learning meeting in the “Mediterranean City-to-City Migration” project (MC2CM) on the role of municipal administrations in social cohesion and intercultural and inter-religious dialogue.

Also available in French and Spanish.

Publications
Young adults and cultural diversity: Experiences and challenges Discussion Paper

Despite an ageing population, the number of young people (12-25 years) in Australia is steadily growing, predicted to rise  by approximately 50% by 2050. This qualitative data highlights some of the perceived differences in values, outlook and life-experience across younger and older generations.

Publications
Teaching To and Through Cultural Diversity

This publication looks at culturally responsive teaching, including the conceptual frameworks and specific case studies, and how to implement these.

Publications
Living in cultural diversity: Samen Inburgeren

The Samen Inburgeren project advances the experiences of living together in diversity by bringing together local long-term residents with newcomers with non-Belgian origins. The project works with an open concept of “newcomer” in which everyone, regardless of background, whether they’ve come to Belgium for work, as a refugee or Erasmus student, is welcome to participate in exchange and help build new friendships.

In English and German. 

Courses / trainings
Cross Culture Programme

The CrossCulture Programme offers young professionals and volunteers the opportunity to gain several months of work experience in another cultural area. As a partner of the German Federal Foreign Office, Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen is committed to intercultural dialogue.

Media
How people of color experience living in Germany

A video exploring the experience of people of colour living in Germany.

Projects and Programmes
Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2017-2018

The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2017-18 will be a culmination of 25 events taking place across the globe. The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2017-18 will be a culmination of 25 events taking place across the globe. 

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Re-framing education about beliefs and practices in schools

The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public life was convened in 2013 by the Woolf Institute, which promotes the multidisciplinary study of relationships between Christians, Jews and Muslims.

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Woolf Institute Summer Schools

The Woof Institute is developing Summer School opportunities that will launch in summer 2019. The primary aim of the summer school is to offer a programme of study for students that will draw on the research and teaching expertise of staff and doctoral students at the Woolf Institute, as well as teaching staff of the University of Cambridge. 

The summer school aims to increase tolerance and interdependence through the design of a curriculum and a learning environment conducive to academic study and fostering understanding of the diversity of beliefs, attitudes and perspectives. Woolf Institute Summer School will offer courses related to three themes: Region, Migration and Society.