B6. Intercultural Education
(B6. Intercultural Education)
The module "When cultures interact at school: Issues of intercultural education", firstly, aims to clarify some basic concepts of intercultural communication and its consequences of multiculturalism on contemporary education. Secondly, we look into the issue of bilingualism in multicultural classes and its educational dimensions. Thirdly, we analyze selected teaching practices aiming to bring forward the experiences and knowledge of learners of Greek as a second language (L2). More specifically, we look into the theoretical context of learning Greek as L2, we present some teaching practices suitable for the development of interpersonal skills and in the end, through the use of an example, we study the restraints and possibilities of language teaching in the light of the various cultural parameters of our students.