Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination Level Two
This unit has five learning outcomes
The learner will:
Understand the meaning of the terms ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’.
Demonstrate an awareness of stereotypical attitudes.
Demonstrate an understanding of the origins of attitudes.
Know some of the consequence of prejudice and discrimination.
Know the importance of Equal Opportunities Policies.
The learner can:
Define the term ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’.
Explain the difference between prejudice and discrimination.
Describe a range of stereotypes.
Outline positive and negative factors in relation to the stereotypes identified.
Examine how own attitudes have been formed.
Identify some of the ways in which attitudes may be challenged.
Describe ways in which prejudice may manifest itself.
Describe, with examples, how discrimination may be positive and negative.
Describe examples of discrimination within a range of contexts.
Explain how discrimination can lead to disadvantage.
Key: P = Prescribed – This assessment method must be used to assess the unit.
O = Optional – This assessment method could be used to assess the unit.
This unit offers clear opportunities for learners to provide evidence of achievements in Key Skills achievements in the following area/areas: