refugee student cultural background profiles

Learn about your students and their cultural backgrounds

Deur kultureel ingelig word, Jy sal beter toegerus wees vir die onderrig van diverse studente in jou multikulturele klaskamer. Read and download our profiles. You can download all of the profiles as one PDF at the bottom of this page. The profiles are short so you can quickly learn key information to help you ensure your students succeed.

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Afghanistan

Students from Afghanistan are very focused on their families Lees meer

Bhoetan (Nepali Origin)

Refugee students from Bhutan may have gone to school in Nepal Lees meer

Birma

Students from Burma tend to highly respect teachers but most have interrupted educations Lees meer

Burundi

Students from Burundi tend to be more circular learners Lees meer

Cambodia

Students from Cambodia are likely second generation students Lees meer

Sjina

Chinese students are likely to be respectful and formal with their teachers. Lees meer

Colombië

Colombia has a strong education system. Maar, students from Colombia may have fled violence and not have attended school. Lees meer

Kuba

Cuban families strongly believe in the value of educaiton Lees meer

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Many students from the DRC spent long years in refugee camps Lees meer

El Savador

Students from El Salvador tend to live in multi-generation families Lees meer

Eritrea

Many Eritreans were resettled to the United States in the early 2000s Lees meer

Ethiopië

Ethiopian students likely had limited resources in their schools Lees meer

Guatemala

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

In Haïti

Many students from Haiti came to the United States after the earthquake Lees meer

Honduras

Students from Honduras have varying degrees of education and may have experienced violence Lees meer

Iran

Students from Iran likely attended schools but may not have been encouraged to think critically Lees meer

Irak

Iraqi students are likely literate and may have highly educated parents Lees meer

Karen (Birma)

Karen students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Lees meer

Karennni

Karenni students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Lees meer

Laos

Most students from Laos are second generation immigrants Lees meer

Liberia

Liberians have a lot of familiarity and experience with American culture Lees meer

Mon (Birma)

Mon students highly respect teachers. Many did not have access to formal education Lees meer

Nepal

Refugee students from Nepal likely had limited educational opportunities Lees meer

Pakistan

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

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a part of the United States but students have very different opportunities Lees meer

Rakhine State (Birma)

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

Rohingya

Students from Rohingya state most likely have zero formal education Lees meer

Rusland (Former Soviet Union)

Students from Russia tend to be indirect communications Lees meer

Shan (Birma)

Shan students highly respect their teachers Lees meer

Sierra Leone

Students from Sierra Leone will respond well to music Lees meer

South Sudan

Students from South Sudan have likely experienced high levels of violence Lees meer

Sirië

Syria students may have interrupted educations but highly educated parents Lees meer

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