Lesson 4 inequalities and diversitiesDocument Transcript
What does equal opportunities mean?Equal opportunities are where all people should be treated equally. For example in our new school we now have lifts so we can have students that are disabled.Research on the internet and find out how equal opportunities applies to:Equal opportunities The first example has been completed for you:applies to housingby giving everyone Public housing – Greenwich Housing Associationa chance to have ahouse. Private housing – Berkeley Homes in WoolwichIt is important to Arsenalhave equalopportunities inhousing becausepeople will have aplace to live.Sometimes peopledon’t get equalopportunities tohousing becausethey cannot affordit or they do notpay for the rent ifthey are rentingthe house.
Equal opportunitiesapplies toeducation bymaking schoolstreat everyone thesame.It is important tohave equalopportunities ineducation becausestudents we feellike they aregetting treated inthe same way andlearning in thesame way.Sometimes peopledon’t get equalopportunities to school prospectus, treating children equally.education becausepeople may nottreat them thesame way or theycould be differentto other students.Equal opportunitiesapplies toeducation byschools. It isimportant to havethese becauseeveryone wants tobe treated in the
same way aseveryone else.Some people don’thave equalopportunitiesbecause there notgetting treated inthe same way.Equal opportunitiesapplies tohealthcarebygiving everyonea chance to seekmedical advicewhen they need it.It is important tohave equalopportunities inhealthcarebecause people willhave to seekmedical adviceonce in their lives.Sometimes peopledon’t get equalopportunities tohealthcarebecause they maynot have the right
to have anymedical advice ifthey have anythingbad against them. Allows equal opportunities in health care.
Equal opportunitiesapplies toemployment bygiving jobs to thepeople that aremore qualified.It is important tohave equalemployment inbecause it giveseveryone a chanceto have a job.However thepeople that aremore qualified aremore likely to getthe job.Sometimes peopledon’t get equalopportunities toemploymentbecause they arenot good enoughfor that job orthey are notqualified for it. so people can have an equal chance to get a job.Pick two groups from the list below. Explain the problems that peoplehave giving equal opportunities to people in these groups:
Disabled Gender LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Ethnic groups AgeEqual News article or supporting evidenceopportunities - newspaper or website addressapplies to - a quote to support your point_disabled__________ bytreating http://www.open.ac.uk/inclusiveteaching/pages/legal-and-everyone in the professional-requirements/disability-discrimination-act-part-same way. 4.phpIt is importantto have equalopportunitiesfor this groupbecauseeveryone shouldbe treatedequally andeveryone hasthe right to betreated equally.For example if aschool has a liftthen they aretreating thedisabled peoplejust likeeveryone else.The problemshappen whenthey are not
treated equally.Also if I schooldoes not havefacilities thatdisabled peoplecould use, forexample if aschool didn’thave a lift. Thenpeople withwheel chairscouldn’t go tothat school.Equal News article or supporting evidenceopportunities - newspaper or website addressapplies to - a quote to support your point____LGBT________ byIt is important http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/equality/lgbt_equality_toolkit/equal_to have equal opportunities_policies.cfmopportunitiesfor this groupbecause theyhave the rightto be treated inthe same way asanyone else.The problems http://www.media-happen when awareness.ca/english/issues/stereotyping/gays_and_lesbians/gapeople are y_news.cfmlesbian, gay etc.these problemshappen because
people justtreat them liketheir not anormal person.Their just thesame aseveryone elseand they shouldhave the rightto be treatedequally.