Imagining Intercultural Learning

Donald G. Lenihan with Jay Kaufman. Centre for Collaborative Government. Leveraging our Diversity: Canada as a Learning Society. Changing Government Volume 4. November 2001.

Planning and building a learning society thus goes well beyond preparing Canadians for participation in the knowledge-based economy. It requires cultural change that involves three basic values, on three levels. At the individual level it requires openness; at the organizational/institutional level, it requires inclusiveness; and at at the societal level, it requires recognition. In this paper these are referred to as the three pillars of intercultural learning.
For some reason I am reminded of the triplets of constructivist pedagogy: create, communicate, collaborate.

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