Coactivity: Philology, Educology / Santalka: Filologija, Edukologija, Vol 15, No 4 (2007)

Globalisation and the Protection of Locality: Opportunities for Intercultural Educationin the Multicultural Society

Alicja Szerlag


The intercultural education is a new dimension of experience for the subject. It is also the new dimension of the formation of its personal and social identity, especially when it proceeds in the situation of collision between two tendencies – the globalisation and the protection of locality. The function of individual at the cultural borders is possible thanks to the realisation of it is basic tasks, since it is equipped with the necessary competencies. To make this process effective it is necessary to determine it is real chances to actualise the multicultural society in practice. The dimensions where among others the nationality can prove to be the factor significantly differentiating the personal intercourses in the defined social space acquire here the special importance. Taking their range into consideration it is necessary to treat the intercultural education complexly in the school education where the attributes of family environment of students should be treated in a special way. The way to multiculturalism leads through the family, local and regional matters.

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Article published: 2011-04-15

Keyword(s): the multicultural society in practice; the dimensions; the school education; multiculturalism

DOI: 10.3846/coactivity.2007.38

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