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Teacher Education in the Immigration Society. Equipping for the Normal Practice of Diversity. Policy Brief of the SVR (Expert Council of German Foundations for Integration and Migration) Research Unit and the Mercator Institute for Language Support and German as a Second Language, funded by Foundation Mercator: 2016-4.


Despite the political commitment of the federal states, the reality of working in multilingual and culturally diverse classrooms continues to play only a secondary role in teacher education and training. This policy brief argues for improved, robust, and transparent teacher education on all levels in all federal states of Germany.

  • Policy papers
  • Country of origin / implementation:
  • Germany
  • Language:
  • German
  • Compliance with the Dashboard Outcomes:
    • Children maintain their cultural identity while adopting new cultural values and intercultural competences
    • Children's competence in host language
    • Institutions
    • Teachers
    Policy Paper addressed to:
  • Local Entities
  • National Governments
  • Regional/Federal Administrations
  • Universities and CPD sites
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