Bicultural societies: preparing teachers for bicultural classrooms: Alaskan parallels



"Barbara Harrison is Assistant Professor in the College of Human and Rural Development of the University of Alaska, at Fairbanks. During1986, she spent several months at the University of Waikato. As she tells readers, cross-cultural training programmes preparing for teaching in both the Alaskan indigenous communities and in urban classrooms have existed for 16 years."

Table of contents

Introduction — The primary Eskimo programme — The University of Alaska Cross-Cultural Education Development Programme (X-CED) — The on-campus undergraduate programme in Cros-culutral education — The Cross-cultural orientation Prgramme (X-COP) — The Masters Degree in Cross-Cultural education — Conclusion: Implilcations for New Zealand — Acknowledgements — References.

Primary author: Harrison, Barbara

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: National Education

Publication format: Magazine article

Publication date: Feb/Mar 1988

Publication place: Wellington

Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: APW-1 – Archives Project Waitangi

Sector: Cross-sector, Education – early childhood, Education – primary, Education – secondary, Education – tertiary

Informal group: Indigenous peoples, Māori, Pākehā

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural, Multi-cultural, Racism

General related topics: Behavioural change, Colonisation, Equity/justice/fairness, First Peoples' rights

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture