Micronesia education was initially more or less imparted informally. The coming of the European colonizers heralded the beginning of a formal westernized system of education. Education in Micronesia is now no longer imparted in the native language and the medium of instruction is now English. popularity of the indigenous languages gradually started waning.
Micronesia Food forms a prominent part of the culture of the island nation. The chief food items of Micronesia include starchy carbohydrate based foods, meat and fruits. The custom of sharing food, prevalent in Micronesia, symbolizes the strong bonds existent between the people of the island nation.
The indigenous population of the Federated States of Micronesia, which is predominantly Micronesian, consists of various ethnolinguistic groups. English has become the common language. Population growth remains high at more than 3%, but is ameliorated somewhat by net emigration.