Education In Traditional Education

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Education is for all people yet there are so many types of people in various communities. One of distinct communities is composed of indigenous people (IP) who are oftenmarginalized because being minorities. They are people characterized to have historical and cultural ties on particular territories.Compare to the usual majoritiesliving in cities, exposed to technology and information, the IPs are different in their lifestyle; therefore when formal and standardized education is taught to the indigenous the approach used for the urban majority cannot be deemed to IPs since their core values differ. Moreover, when IPs are brought to the context and environment education of the dominant majority the effectiveness and efficiency in learning is difficult to achieve. Despite that the Indigenous People 's Rights Act (IPRA) of 1998 still pursues education for indigenous. Culture-based education is a sensitive approach and anchored curriculum of education to culture of IPs that adopts formal education to answerthe problem of IP’s standard education.
Culture-based education targets indigenous cultural communities. It is the contextualize education for IPs as an alternative to the culture-less formal education. Noticed in the present education for IPs that “there was no systematic attempt to adapt the formal education system to indigenous cultures (Azada-Palacios, Rowena Anthea, and Pamela Joy Mariano, 2012).” IP education usually deviates from the standard education and has various
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