Grasping diversity in Italian multicultural school. An educational analysis

Gianna Pasquale
2017 New Trends and Issues Proceedings on Humanities and Social Sciences  
This work aims to delve into the issue of integration of pupils belonging to different cultures in the Italian school from an educational point of view. Statistical data reveal that the number of foreign students is still rising and will continue to grow. In particular, the so-called 'second-generation' of foreigners are increasing more and more in the Italian school. Therefore, it is important to study the presence of foreign students more carefully, to grasp the diversity that characterizes
more » ... hat characterizes this evolving phenomenon and to understand these students' different needs to which the Italian school is obliged to respond adequately. In this perspective, it is interesting to describe, through the analysis of some of the main ministerial texts, the specific aspects of the educational model developed by the Italian school in order to promote the integration of foreign students. In the light of this analysis, I intend to outline the possible paths which the Italian school should carry out effectively to achieve interculturality.
doi:10.18844/gjhss.v3i1.1782 fatcat:7yc2k3okrbektgwnr6p74gkpsm