Tolerance in Multicultural Education: A Theoretical Concept

Muhammad Sahal, Akhmad Arif Musadad, Muhammad Akhyar
2018 International Journal of Multicultural and Multireligious Understanding  
Multicultural education is an education that prioritizes basic skills for the world's citizens, essential for all students, through all aspects of the education system such as building attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enable students to work for social justice. Moreover, multicultural education is also one of the important aspects of learning in schools that are needed in the education system as an effort to internalize tolerance to students. Tolerance, in social life, is a major milestone
more » ... s a major milestone for all mankind to create a life of dignity especially for a country like Indonesia that has a diversity of character of the population. It becomes important since diversity can trigger conflicts that lead to disintegration within the state. Therefore, internalizing tolerance, primarily for the younger generation, is an appropriate attempt to prevent the occurrence of social problems such concerns. Thus, it is logical that multicultural education becomes one of the main bases in the implementation of such attempt.
doi:10.18415/ijmmu.v5i4.212 fatcat:4k7tdatiancf5pgqw6oosfcfnm