The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence brings together in one volume the leading experts and scholars from a variety of fields (e.g., education, communication, psychology, social work, health care, conflict studies, etc.) and from around the world who do work in intercultural competence (defined as appropriate and effective communication, as well as behavior, in intercultural situations). Given the current and future focus on global workforce development, and on globalization in general, this Handbook examines the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed in our ever diverse world.

Intercultural Competence in Teacher EducationDeveloping the Intercultural Competence of Educators and Their Students : Creating the Blueprints

Intercultural Competence in Teacher EducationDeveloping the Intercultural Competence of Educators and Their Students : Creating the Blueprints

Intercultural Competence in Teacher EducationDeveloping the Intercultural Competence of Educators and Their Students
Kenneth Cushner Jennifer Mahon

Developing the intercultural competence of young people, both in the domestic context as well as in the international sphere, requires a core of teachers and teacher educators who have not only attained this sensitivity and skill themselves but are also able to transmit this to the young people in their charge. While education has attempted to address the needs of a changing society with varying degrees of success for decades, concepts related to intercultural understanding and competence remain on the margins, rather than ...

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