The following cultural background profiles will help you better understand your refugee students. By being culturally informed, you’ll be better equipped for teaching diverse students in your multicultural classroom.

Cultural background profiles for teaching refugee students

Teaching refugees: Afghan students

Background information on students from Afghanistan

Teaching refugees: Bhutanese students

Background information on students from Bhutan

Teaching refugees: Burmese students

Background information on students from Burma/Myanmar

Teaching refugees: Burundian students

Tips for teaching students from Burundi

Teaching refugees: Cambodian students

Background information on students from Cambodia

Teaching refugees: Colombian students

Background information on students from Columbia

Teaching refugees: Congolese students

Background information on students from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Teaching refugees: Cuban students

Background information on students from Cuba

Teaching refugees: El Salvadoran students

Background information on students from El Salvador

Teaching refugees: Eritrean students

Background information on students from Eritrea

Teaching refugees: Ethiopian students

Background information on students from Ethiopia

Teaching refugees: Haitian students

Background information on students from Haiti

Teaching refugees: Iranian students

Background information on students from Iran

Teaching refugees: Iraqi students

Background information on students from Iraq

Teaching refugees: Karen students

Background information on students from Karen State (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Karenni students

Background information on students from Karenni State (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Laotian students

Background information on students from Laos

Teaching refugees: Liberian students

Background information on students from Liberia

Teaching refugees: Mon students

Background information on students from Mon State (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Nepali students

Background information on students from Nepal

Teaching refugees: Pakistani students

Background information on students from Pakistan

Teaching Puerto Rican students

Background information on students from Puerto Rico

Teaching refugees: Rakhine students

Background information on students from Rakhine state (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Rohingya students

Background information on Rohingya students (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Russian students (former Soviet Union)

Background information on students from the former Soviet Union

Teaching refugees: Shan students

Background information on students from Shan State (an ethnic minority in Burma)

Teaching refugees: Sierra Leonean students

Background information on students from Sierra Leone

Teaching refugees: Somali students

Background information on students from Somalia

Teaching refugees: South Sudanese students

Background information on students from South Sudan

Teaching refugees: Syrian refugee students

Background information on students from Syria

Teaching refugees: Vietnamese students

Background information on students from Vietnam

Teaching refugees: Yugoslavian students

Background information on students from the former Yugoslavia

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