The Importance Of Culture On Education

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Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving (Culture Definition). Different cultures around the world have different lives, depending on their society, and the values they were raised on. Education in its general sense is a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through story telling, discussion, teaching, training, and or research (Education). Education is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic. It is one of the most important investments a country can make in its people and its future and is critical to reducing poverty and inequality. Over time, life changes, as well as our approach towards education, no matter what culture we come from. Therefore, do the values of the culture you live in affect education? This question will be discussed through the Middle Eastern Culture, the American Culture, and the Indian Culture.

The Middle Eastern Culture and Education
The Middle East covers a large land area of the world, having various tribes in with small differences in between, such as culture. The Middle East runs on an Islamic rule, with an Islamic approach to life. Where
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