This unit has five learning aims
The learner will:
Understand the meaning of the terms ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’.
Demonstrate an awareness of stereotypical attitude.
Demonstrate an understanding of the origins of attitudes.
Know some of the consequences of prejudice and discrimination.
Realise the importance of Equal Opportunities Policies.
The learner can:
Identify the difference between ‘prejudice’ and ‘discrimination’.
Give an example of at least two stereotypes, e.g. Age, gender, people with mental health problems etc.
List ways in which attitudes are formed, family, peers, media etc.
Give an example of how discrimination may be positive/negative.
Give an example of how discrimination may lead to disadvantage.
Indicate why Equal Opportunities Policies are important .
Identify an Equal Opportunities Policy.
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: