Importance Of Cultural Diversity In Education

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The following policy is for cultural diversity and applying new strategies to enhance including cultural diversity in education: Article 29 1. States Parties agree that the education of the child shall be directed to: (a) The development of the child 's personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to their fullest potential; (b) The development of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and for the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations; (c) The development of respect for the child 's parents, his or her own cultural identity, language and values, for the national values of the country in which the child is living, the country from which he or she may originate, and for civilizations different from…show more content…
Article 31 1. States Parties recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts. 2. States Parties shall respect and promote the right of the child to participate fully in cultural and artistic life and shall encourage the provision of appropriate and equal opportunities for cultural, artistic, recreational and leisure activity. (commision) Culturally and linguistically diverse’ (CALD) is a term often used in Australia to describe groups of people who identify themselves as having links to particular cultures or languages due to their place of birth, ancestry or ethnic origin (Victorian Government Department of Health, 2009). Cultural diversity means the recognition of differences between individuals in customs, language, religion, traditions and economics status. In order to understand culture diversity we have to into account refugees, migrants, asylum seekers and second and third generations. In this paper I will talk about why is cultural diversity important and how to build schools through cultural…show more content…
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