The Intercultural Kit aims to make available to schools, and other professionals of the education sector, a set of materials around the subject interculturality, that were conceived and released by the Office Inter Cultures and by the High Commission for the Migrations P.I. (ACM), in strict cooperation with other partners.
This compilation represents a contribute for the reflection around inherent challenges to a world unequivocally more global, as a result of migrations and increasing mobility, but also to a global communication, challenging our believes and perception of diversity as well as our competences to interact with others,
All these challenges are placed, currently, to the society in general, and to the school in particular, considering its important role as a space of social interactions and personal training and social education of children, youths and adults.
The materials here exposed aim to meditate about the way that professionals and their perception and values, the curricula and taught contents, as well as pedagogic methods, the public policies and the culture of “educative spaces” give response, positively, to the current challenges presented. To promote the permanent questioning, the decentralization and critical balance of the practice are other key goals of these materials.
Also considering the role of ACM, P.I. In February, the DGAI through SIGRE, shall issue the registration books in electronic form to allow your print by recenseadoras committees for consultation and complaints from stakeholders during the month of March (Public Institute in which the Office Inter Cultures was integrated – created in 1991 by the Ministry of (Law-Decree nr. 167/2007, of 3rd May), the present KIT also aims to promote the further development of the prerequisites and approaches around the subject.