Intercultural Competence as a Component of the Teachers' Competence Profile

Rodica Mariana NICULESCU, Marius BAZGAN

Abstract


The intercultural dimension of the human of the third millennium is determined by multiculturalism and has become a necessity in terms of a new attitude towards the others belonging to the worldwide and coming closer and closer to each individual. This dimension is most necessary in the case of teachers of nowadays who have the responsible mission to form personalities for the future. This paper work presents a synthesis of the theoretical fundaments of a complex research centred on intercultural education (IE) on academic level, followed by a brief presentation of an ameliorative research as one of the sequences of the investigative approach. Based on a previously ascertaining research done, this sequence involved the design and the implementation of a curriculum explicitly aiming to develop the components of the intercultural competence (IC). It represents the independent variable that is assumed as being a possible responsible of an obvious development of the intercultural competence for the selected experimental group, compared to a control group. The research design follows the necessary steps and the results are processed statistically and interpreted in the light of the fundamental theory and of a direct observation in the educational field.

How to cite: Miculescu, R. M., & Bazgan, M (2017). Intercultural Competence as a Component of the Teachers' Competence Profile. Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 9(3), 17-41. https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/2017.0903.03


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Competence profile, intercultural competence, intercultural education

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