New article by Dr. Jeanine Grütter and colleagues: "Beyond Ethnic Diversity: The Role of Teacher Care for Interethnic Relations"

Jeanine Gruetter

Teachers can shape interethnic relations in the classroom: This recent study shows that there is less in-group bias in children’s friendship selection if students perceive high emotional support by teachers.

Teachers can shape interethnic relations in the classroom: This recent study shows that there is less in-group bias in children’s friendship selection if students perceive high emotional support by teachers. In other words, students are more open to diversity in their friendship choices in classrooms with teachers who express high care for students’ needs. 

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