Elif Shafak and Afua Hirsch
Elif Shafak and Afua Hirsch on inequality
Age: Key Stages 3 – 5
The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity to discuss how and why the coronavirus pandemic has affected existing inequalities in society, how young people can address inequality, and whether our current education system and curriculum addresses inequality. The following activities can be used as standalone activities, or used together with the starter and plenary to form a complete lesson (approx. 1 hour 30 mins in total).
Why has the pandemic had a bigger impact on certain groups of people?
How can I challenge inequality?
Does our education system address inequality?