The Position of Nations of Former Yugoslavia in the Slovenian Education System
The article presents the findings of a study conducted among the representatives of cultural associations of former Yugoslavia’s constitutive nations in Slovenia. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to gain insight into the representatives’ views on their nations’ situation in Slovenian education, including their expectations regarding education. The results are interpreted from the perspective of emerging multicultural educational policies categorized according to the different legal statuses of the ethnical groups in Slovenia. The results indicate a lack of clear policy, causing the respondents to express several concerns.
Keywords: multicultural education policy, national communities of former Yugoslavia’s constitutive nations, immigrant students