Culture and Education

My takeaways from the Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Recently I attended the Yale Young Global Scholars Program, where students from around the world gathered to learn about and tackle global challenges. According to the University, “Yale Young Global Scholars is an unparalleled academic and leadership program at Yale University”. A topic of great interest to me was the one on education quality …

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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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