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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(3), 154-158
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-3-8
Original Research

Intercultural Education in Cieszyn Silesia

Alina Szczurek-Boruta1,

1Faculty of Ethnology and Education, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Pub. Date: March 11, 2014

Cite this paper

Alina Szczurek-Boruta. Intercultural Education in Cieszyn Silesia. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(3):154-158. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-2-3-8

Abstract

The leading idea of the presented study is the assumption that the vision of intercultural education has had and currently is reflected in activities aiming at political, economic and cultural integration in Cieszyn Silesia. The article consists of three parts. In the first, the theoretical construction of the undertaken discussion is presented. The author refers here to theories of various origin: Tadeusz Lewowicki and Jerzy Nikitorowicz’s concept of intercultural education, Piotr Sztompka’s concept of society becoming, Miles Hewstone and Roger Brown’s intergroup contact and intergroup differentiation hypothesis. In the second and third part, the author provides some examples of activities undertaken by individuals, groups, institutions, and associations, which all aim at fulfilling the paradigm of coexistence in Cieszyn Silesia. Due attention is drawn to the way in which transmission and concern for cultural heritage has been combined with the implementation of the strategy of coexistence and integration in work with children, youth and adults. The discussion is narrowed to Cieszyn Silesia, the region frequently treated as particularly interesting due to its cultural specificity (clearly observed uniqueness resulting from the contact of different cultures), religious pluralism, historical experiences, and borderland location.

Keywords

intercultural education, integration, coherence, multicultural community

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