Multicultura Perpectives in Indonesian Social Studies Education Curriculum

Fattah Hanurawan, Peter Waterworth

Abstract


Multicultural education can be defined as educational policies and practies that recognize, accept and affirm human differences and similarities related to gender, race, handicap and class. Multicultural perspectives in Indonesian social studies may be become a powerful element in the school curriculum to help create cultural harmony in Indonesian multicultural society. There are attitudes and strategies that teachers may display or use to promote multicultural perspectives in Indonesian social studies curricula, i.e. the integrity of all cultures, the selection of cultural heroes, and the inclusion of children's cultural values

Keywords


Multicultural education, social studies, diversity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17977/jip.v4i0.1286

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