In this lesson, we will look at what equality means and begin to look at the role, impact and origins of the Equality Act 2010.
Unit Overview: Are people treated equally in UK society?
For next step we recommend the unit: What are the strengths and weaknesses of the UK democratic system?.
For next step we recommend the unit: Why was the struggle for the vote important today?.
In this lesson, we will look at what the terms 'prejudice' and 'discrimination' mean and the different kinds of discrimination that can take place in society.
In this lesson, we will look at the impact of discrimination on groups and individuals. We will explore two inspirational case studies of women with albinism and how they have overcome the challenges they have faced in their lives.
In this lesson, we will explore the impact of equality laws in the UK and how they have made the UK more just and equal.
In this lesson, we will look at the progress that has been made towards equality in the UK. Using same sex relationships as a case study, we will explore how different laws have had a negative or positive impact on the LGBTQ community.
In this lesson, we are going to look at what individuals and schools can do to create a fairer society. Using the after effects of the murder of Stephen Lawrence as a case study, we will explore how citizens and society have tried to create a more equal society.
Units in Citizenship
- Citizenship - What's it all about?
- What are our identities and communities?
- What rights should all children have?
- How does local democracy work?
- What is crime?
- How can we make a difference in our communities?
- How does the political system work in the UK?
- How does the media affect us?
- What is the law and how is it changed?
- How can citizens bring about change?
- Why was the struggle for the vote important today?
- What can we do about global problems?
- How is the UK governed?
- Are people treated equally in UK society?
- Why do people move around the world?
- How can we manage money well?
- Can digital democracy increase political participation?
- How can young people play an active role in democracy?