Karandeep S Brar
Instructor - Elizabeth Carmack
Modern Day Cultural Distinction
Cultures vary differently all over the world, some culture are based on the fruits of what their ancestors bowed while some cultures are refashioned on the new thinking of this modern world. Similarly, North American culture of Canada and South Asian culture of Indian varies differently. Canada is a North American Country stretching its borders from U.S in the south to Arctic Circle in the North whereas India, also known as Republic of India is a South Asian country having its borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. This essay will discuss the Cultures of Canada and India in Three different aspect such as Educational Systems, Governments, and Religions.
First, India and Canada vary vastly based on their Educational systems. Indian Education system prefers theoretical learning while Canadian educational system prefers practical learning. Likewise teaching standards of the Indian Education systems are lower than that of the Canadian Education system. To be a teacher in a Indian School one just requires to do a bachelors degree and he/she gets a job whereas to be a teacher in a Canadian School one should must their subject specialist and should and passes tests and got a teaching license to get a job. Also, the grading systems in both Indian and Canadian Education systems are different, in Indian Education System grading is done based on the marks in min and final examinations while Canadian Education system prefers continuous studies and online assessments to give the grades.
Second, Indian and Canada stand a lot different on their opinions for religions. Religious Institutions are in great numbers in both India and Canada. Therefore, in India religions are much preferred and people in their daily live prefer praying before starting any work and still follows their old ancestral beliefs about life where as Canadian culture is mainly dependent on British and French religious beliefs. Indian people follow several religions like Sikhism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity etc. while Canadian people just follow Christianity. People in India follows the Laws setup by their older family members and follows as t...