Multicultural education is a form of education that introduces students to various cultural backgrounds, beliefs and values. Some instructors may adjust their curriculum to reflect the cultural diversity of the students in a specific class. The goal of multicultural education is to foster educational equity in the classroom by removing barriers for students of various cultural backgrounds.
Multicultural education refers to a type of educational model that celebrates diversity and equity. It aims to serve all students, but especially those that have been historically underrepresented. Course content may reference an array of cultural perspectives, while instructors may provide opportunities to better understand students’ cultures and then align content to these backgrounds.