How to cultivate children’s cultural leadership? (ICAP)

How to cultivate children’s effective cultural leadership? (ICAP)

Importance of Cultural Leadership Today, when the cultures of the world blend and develop, understanding cultural diversity and respecting cultural diversity have become the common understanding of people all over the world. Even so, only a few people have cultural leadership. Most people only understand the most basic ability of cultural exchange and communication, and a small percentage of people …

What is the main goal of multicultural education?

What is the main goal of multicultural education?

We are living in a small world. At no point in our history, we had such quick access to so much information. But this also means that ignorance is becoming less and less of a virtue every day. Our exposure to people from diverse races, ethnicities and cultural backgrounds, has increased exponentially. The multicultural education of young children prepares them …

How can we understand Middle Eastern culture in our schools?

Our staff at Cultural Infusion are committed to interfaith and intercultural understanding. For over ten years Cultural Infusion has been working with a network of artists representing culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and cultural practices to create education programs that celebrate cultural diversity and support intercultural learning through the arts. Our programs emphasise interactivity and inclusivity and contribute to learning …

2020 Think20 (T20) Inception Conference - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Reflections on the Think20 (T20) Inception Conference – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Think20 (T20) is the research and policy advice network for the G20 during the Saudi Arabia G20 Presidency. T20 comprises research institutes and think tanks from the G20 countries facilitates interaction and dialogue among its members and provides research-based policy advice to the G20. It develops policy recommendations within thematic Task Forces. Cultural Infusion was recently represented at the T20 …

Peter Mousaferiadis speaking at the 2019 World Tolerance Summit.

The role of culture in building tolerant societies: Peter Mousaferiadis

Below is an approximate transcript of Cultural Infusion founder Peter Mousaferiadis‘ opening remarks at the 2019 World Tolerance Summit in Dubai, where he was invited to moderate a panel discussion regarding the ‘culture’ pillar of tolerance. Featured on the panel were: Saba Almubaslat (UK), CEO of the Asfari Foundation; Dawn Metcalfe (IRL), Managing Director of PDSi; and Dr Mark Owen …

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Intercultural Understanding: How can we teach it?

“Intercultural understanding is an essential part of living with others in the diverse world of the twenty-first century. It assists young people to become responsible local and global citizens, equipped through their education for living and working together in an interconnected world.” Intercultural Understanding is now considered an essential General Capability in the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) and each teacher from …

We can now measure cultural diversity?

We can now measure cultural diversity?

Technological advances are shrinking our world and causing more cultures to come into contact with each other. Other people’s beliefs and cultural practices can be confronting. They can be difficult to understand.  The resulting culture clashes have inspired strident debate and – sometimes – a new appreciation for the importance of a diverse yet cohesive society. But the question remains: how …

Cultural Infusion founder Peter Mousaferiadis (intercultural understanding)

Cultural Infusion CEO and founder Peter Mousaferiadis’ Peace Ambassador speech

Cultural Infusion CEO and founder Peter Mousaferiadis was in Colombo, Sri Lanka to accept the 2017 Peace Ambassador Award from the Centre for Peace Studies. I pay my respects to the organising committee, the speakers before and after me, and most importantly the past, present and future communities and leaders of Sri Lanka. I’d also like to pay my respects to …

The scientist behind Mileva Marić's program

The scientist behind Mileva Marić ‘s program

Marija Pavela was born in Serbia, in 1974. She was fascinated by Mileva Marić – a brilliant physicist who became Mrs Einstein. Like Mileva Marić, Marija was raised in a culture that ranked good educational outcomes for men well above decent outcomes for women.  But Marija was never going to accept a life without science. She was prepared to push until a …