There are lots of ways the topic of equality and inequality impacts on development, such as the inequality between countries and within countries; the inequalities between disabled and able-bodied people, between men and women, etc.
Many pupils take fairness and inequality very seriously and want to see a more just and equal world. The resources below can help pupils understand some of the causes of inequality and help them begin to tackle the difficult world of stereotypes and generalisations, which contribute to misunderstandings.
The following links and articles provide useful background information to help you teach about equality and inequality:
Useful teaching resources about equality and inequality:
RGS: Africa – a continent of contrasts Key Stage 3 module with contrasting case studies of Sudan and Ghana
RGS: China Today Key Stage 3 module on China as an emerging global power
RGS: New India Key Stage 3 module exploring India’s changing status on the global stage
RGS: Who wants to be a billionaire? Key Stage 3 module exploring inequalities in the global distribution of wealth
Labour Behind the Label: Fair’s Fair Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 resource on life and rights in the global sportswear industry
For further teaching resources, browse through the following searches:
Key Stage 2
Key Stage 3
We welcome your suggestions for useful articles and teaching resources on the topic of Equality and inequality. Please email them to GLPWales@educationdevelopmenttrust.com.