refugee student cultural background profiles

Learn about your students and their cultural backgrounds with cultural background profiles.

By being culturally informed, you’ll be better equipped for teaching diverse students in your multicultural classroom. Read and download our cultural background profiles. Takođe, možete download all of the profiles as one PDF. The profiles are short so you can quickly learn key information to help you help your students.

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Avganistan

Students from Afghanistan are very focused on their families Pročitajte više

Algeria

Algerian students will have parents who want to support their education. Pročitajte više

Butan (Nepali Origin)

Refugee students from Bhutan may have gone to school in Nepal Pročitajte više

Burma

Students from Burma tend to highly respect teachers but most have interrupted educations Pročitajte više

Burundi

Students from Burundi tend to be more circular learners Pročitajte više

Kambodža

Students from Cambodia are likely second generation students Pročitajte više

Kina

Chinese students are likely to be respectful and formal with their teachers. Pročitajte više

Kolumbija

Colombia has a strong education system. Međutim, students from Colombia may have fled violence and not have attended school. Pročitajte više

Kuba

Cuban families strongly believe in the value of educaiton Pročitajte više

Demokratska Republika Kongo

Many students from the DRC spent long years in refugee camps Pročitajte više

El Salvador

Students from El Salvador tend to live in multi-generation families Pročitajte više

Eritreja

Many Eritreans were resettled to the United States in the early 2000s Pročitajte više

Etiopija

Ethiopian students likely had limited resources in their schools Pročitajte više

Gvatemala

Many Guatemalan families in the United States are from the Mayan culture and may not speak Spanish. Pročitajte više

Haiti

Many students from Haiti came to the United States after the earthquake Pročitajte više

Honduras

Students from Honduras have varying degrees of education and may have experienced violence Pročitajte više

Iran

Students from Iran likely attended schools but may not have been encouraged to think critically Pročitajte više

Irak

Iraqi students are likely literate and may have highly educated parents Pročitajte više

Karen (Burma)

Karen students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Pročitajte više

Karennni

Karenni students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Pročitajte više

LAOS

Most students from Laos are second generation immigrants Pročitajte više

Liberija

Liberians have a lot of familiarity and experience with American culture Pročitajte više

Mon (Burma)

Mon students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Pročitajte više

Nepal

Refugee students from Nepal likely had limited educational opportunities Pročitajte više

Nicaragua

Most Nicaraguan students have families who want to be involved in their education. Pročitajte više

Pakistan

Girls are less likely to have attended school. Parents will need to be invited to attend school events Pročitajte više

Puerto Riko

Puerto Rico is a part of the United States but students have very different opportunities Pročitajte više

Rakhine State (Burma)

Students from Rakhine State tend to be very culturally different than students from the rest of Burma Pročitajte više

Rohingya

Students from Rohingya state most likely have zero formal education Pročitajte više

Rusija (Bivšeg Sovjetskog Saveza)

Students from Russia tend to be indirect communications Pročitajte više

Shan (Burma)

Shan students highly respect their teachers Pročitajte više

Sijera Leone

Students from Sierra Leone will respond well to music Pročitajte više

Somalija

May students from Somalia have little or no formal education Pročitajte više

South Sudan

Students from South Sudan have likely experienced high levels of violence Pročitajte više

Sirija

Syrian students may have interrupted educations but highly educated parents Pročitajte više

Vijetnam

Vietnamese students come from a highly authoritarian educational background Pročitajte više

Yugoslavia

Students from the former Yugoslavia highly value education and respect their teachers. Pročitajte više

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