Implementing Multicultural Education for Young Children in South Korea: Early Childhood Teachers' Needs
multicultural education, early childhood teacher education, multicultural sensitivity, teacher knowledge
This study examined the knowledge/skills early childhood teachers want to learn for implementing multicultural education for young children in South Korea. A total of 211 early childhood teachers participated in this study via a self-response questionnaire. The participants expressed a strong desire to learn more about understanding culture and multicultural education; planning, integrating, and implementing a curriculum for children from multicultural families; and collaboration and continued professionalism. Significant group differences were also found based on their educational level and years of teaching experiences.
Citation / Publisher Attribution
International Journal of Early Childhood Education, v. 21, issue 1, p. 95-121
Scholar Commons Citation
Bae-Suh, H. and Han, H. S., "Implementing Multicultural Education for Young Children in South Korea: Early Childhood Teachers' Needs" (2015). Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Learning Faculty Publications. 6.
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