Anthropology and Education

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals related to Education

The United Nations is an international organization with 193 member states. Their goal is to collaborate and discuss common problems and find shared solutions that benefit all of humanity. To end poverty, the United Nations has set 17 ambitious and interlinked global goals for the world and themselves to achieve by 2030. They believe …

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The Boys State experience: A week of policy making and education bills

Boys State is a week-long program held by the American Legion Auxiliary for rising seniors across all 50 states. What does the program do? Boys State is a youth government program, which replicates a state’s legal and governmental system (I was in California’s Boys State). The students selected for the program get elected to …

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Cultural differences in approach to education

In this post, I would like to explore how different cultures approach education and whether that could be a factor in explaining Digital Divide. Effective learning involves both engagement and how information is processed. Culture impacts both and is a potential reason for different performance across cultural groups. Cultural background affects a student’s approach …

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Are culture and education inseparable twins?

In my last blog, Anthropological theories surrounding education, I wrote about two anthropological theories that describe individual behavior at school and how culture affects a student’s approach to education. In this blog, I write more about how culture and education are intertwined, and how that relationship (among other factors) could lead to the Digital …

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