Multicultural Education in Finland: Renewed Intercultural Competencies to the Rescue?

  title={Multicultural Education in Finland: Renewed Intercultural Competencies to the Rescue?},
  author={Fred Dervin and Martina Paatela-Nieminen and K. Kuoppala and Anna-Leena Riitaoja},
  journal={International Journal of Multicultural Education},
Normal 0 false false false FI ZH-CN X-NONE Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE This paper reviews discourses on multicultural education and the concept of intercultural competencies in the European and Nordic country of Finland. We focus on their present uses and perceptions by decision-makers, researchers, and also student teachers. Some prognosis for the future is made based on a short case study from art teacher education in this context. The case study represents an approach that… 
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