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Teachers’ Intercultural Competence as Part of Global Competence

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Internationalisation is a common aim of official educational policy in many countries. People with different beliefs, values, and lifestyles cannot avoid interacting with each other in multicultural societies and in a globalized world. While persons work with different people in multicultural environments, they have to challenge their behaviour and practices and learn new ways of thinking and interacting.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Education, Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education DepartmentUniversity of South FloridaFloridaUS
  2. 2.Finnish Institute for Educational ResearchUniversity of JyväskyläFinland
  3. 3.Department of EducationUniversity of StockholmSweden

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