Social Equality Through Multicultural Education – a Means for Reducing Prejudices and Stereotypes in the Educational Process

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The paper deals with the topic of social equality. It defines the basic terminology, clarifies the issue in the context of reducing prejudices and stereotypes. It emphasizes the importance of developing the processes and mechanisms for social equality, for fostering humanity in human beings. One of the key mechanisms is multicultural education. The author of the paper interprets it in the educational process, beginning with preschool education and ending with tertiary education.