Initiative Description: A whole school intercultural approach, which involved not only access to professional development and structures which allowed the sharing of skills and understanding necessary for staff to be able to interact, support and negotiate between different cultural groups, but also provided opportunities for activities and processes necessary to bring about the transformational changes required resulted in a more inclusive school climate, and improved students’ wellbeing, resilience, self-anchoring, and moral identity.
Study Results: Improved resilience.
Reference: Read, K., Aldridge, J., Ala’i, K., Fraser, B., & Fozdar, F. (2015). Creating a climate in which students can flourish: a whole school intercultural approach. International Journal of Whole Schooling, 11(2), 29-44.
Level of Evidence: Good