The Staggering Differences In Classrooms From Around The World

Education is not only an essential part of becoming an adult and a functional member of society, but also a privilege Despite the many advantages of the modern world, there are still many countries where children are deprived of the chance to go to school while some of the lucky ones are faced with terrible learning environment and outdated curriculum. And an optimal learning environment is as important as the material the students learn.

Sometimes despite having all that a student might need, there those who do bad at school at those the easiest person to blame is the teacher. Have you ever considered the matter from a teacher’s point of view? Getting the attention of a classroom full of rowdy children is hard enough even without trying to teach them anything. Do you even know hoe it is to ave the eyes of your students on you filled with every emotion known to man?

For years English photographer Julian Germain has traveled around the world and took pictures of students sitting in their classroom during class fro the teacher’s point of view. This series not only show the dissimilar look of each and every classroom and the children within it, but also the struggles that teachers are faced with daily.

Take a look at this Classroom Portraits series and gain a new perspective on school life.

Argentina, Buenos Aires, Grade 4, Natural Science

Argentina, Buenos Aires, Grade 4, Natural Science

Qatar, Grade 10, Religion

Qatar, Grade 10, Religion

Argentina, Buenos Aires, San Fernando, Year 3 Secondary

Argentina, Buenos Aires, San Fernando, Year 3 Secondary

Bahrain, Saar, Grade 11, Islamic

Bahrain, Saar, Grade 11, Islamic

Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Series 6, Mathematics

Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Series 6, Mathematics

Brazil, Cipo, Series 4, Geography

Brazil, Cipo, Series 4 Geography

England, Bradford, Year 7, Art

England, Bradford, Year 7, Art

England, Erith, Year 10, English

England, Erith, Year 10, English

Germany, Düsseldorf, Year 7, English

Germany, Düsseldorf, Year 7, English

Holland, Drouwenermond, Primary Year 5, 6, 7 & 8, History

Holland, Drouwenermond, Primary Year 5, 6, 7 & 8, History

England, Keighley, Year 6, History

England, Keighley, Year 6, History

Holland, Heerenveen, Secondary Year 1, Sports Day

Holland, Heerenveen, Secondary Year 1, Sports Day

Nigeria, Kano, Ooron Dutse, Senior Islamic Secondary Level 2, Social Studies

Nigeria, Kano, Ooron Dutse, Senior Islamic Secondary Level 2, Social Studies

England, Seaham, Reception and Year 1, Structured Play

England, Seaham, Reception and Year 1, Structured Play

Peru, Tiracanchi, Secondary Grade 2, Mathematics

Peru, Tiracanchi, Secondary Grade 2, Mathematics

Peru, Cusco, Primary Grade 4, Mathematics

Peru, Cusco, Primary Grade 4, Mathematics

England, Washington, Year 7 (first day), Registration

England, Washington, Year 7 (first day), Registration

Tokyo, Japan, Grade 5, Classical Japanese

Tokyo, Japan, Grade 5, Classical Japanese

Qatar, Grade 8, English

Qatar, Grade 8, English

Saudi Arabia, Dammam, Kindergarden, Activities

Saudi Arabia, Dammam, Kindergarden, Activities

The Netherlands, Rotterdam, Secondary Group 3, Motor Mechanics

The Netherlands, Rotterdam, Secondary Group 3, Motor Mechanics

Taiwan, Ruei Fang Township, Kindergarten, Art

Taiwan, Ruei Fang Township, Kindergarten, Art

USA, St Louis, Grade 4 & 5, Geography

USA, St Louis, Grade 4 & 5, Geography

USA, St Louis, Grade 10, Science

USA, St Louis, Grade 10, Science

Yemen, Manakha, Primary Year 2, Science Revision

Yemen, Manakha, Primary Year 2, Science Revision

Yemen, Sanaa, Secondary Year 2, English

Yemen, Sanaa, Secondary Year 2, English

Cuba, Havana, Playa, Year 9, National Television Screening Of Movie “Can Gamba”(about Cuban participation in Angolan Revolution)

Cuba, Havana, Playa, Year 9, national television screening of film  Can Gamba (about Cuban participation in Angolan Revolution)

The students of the world: So similar, yet so different and diverse.

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