Social And Cultural Barriers To Learning

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Barriers to learning are things that make learning difficult. There are many different kinds of barriers that are present in schools as well other learning environments such as ABET. When it comes to learning environments there are two forms such as internal barriers of the learners (these the learner faces inside) and external ones. Since there are many barriers in learning I shall only discuss four that I feel are common barriers in ABET, such as:  Social and Economic barriers  Barriers caused by education institutions  Physiological barriers  Barriers caused by attitudes, beliefs and perceptions Social and Economic barriers: Effective learning is influenced…show more content…
The way to overcome the above mentioned barrier is to get the community to help raise funds to buy equipment for the learning centre and children. Donations could be collected from shops in the community. Another way to help with the poverty in the community is to hold a sustainable project like growing a vegetable garden and then selling the vegetables. The vegetables can also be used in soups and meals to feed the children at school. Barriers caused by education institutions: There are a few barriers that fall under this category but I will mainly talk about: The learning environment, lack of relevant courses and inadequate facilities. When a learning environment is too noisy, overcrowded to the point the learners feel uncomfortable or the climate affects the venue, the learners won’t be able to learn it will cause a block. Another problem is not having relevant and interesting courses or the resources for the courses. Inadequate facilities are facilities that aren’t suitable because they either cannot support the learners, are not safe and clean or because there is no way for learners to get to the venues due

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