Unit 1: Exploring Equality and Diversity
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1. What is meant by diversity?
Diversity means different and varied, for example in a community people are different due to their clothes, gender, age, ethnic group, class and much more. People are also diverse due to where they live and where they work, diversity is all about being different and individual.
2. Describe the community you live in. Highlight some of the variations you may observe in terms of: • Interests
• Personal, social and cultural identities.
There is a lot of diversity in my community. There are religious places to go which show the diversity of religious believers, there are also plenty of leisure centres for people to visit which allows them to do various activities. There is primary school, sixth form, college and university for the students to study. The different age group do different activities. People are different and varied in lots of ways. Some of the categories include gender, age, religions, ethnic group and class.
3. Explain how the variations in question 2 contribute to the diversity of the community.
4. Give some examples to explain how diversity:
• Enhances your life
• Enhances the local community
• Enhances this country.
5. Describe what it means to respect people’s differences and why it is important to respect differences.
6. For a person you know, describe the individual factors that make him / her who they are.
|Defining factors |Brief description | |Physical characteristics | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Emotions | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Likes and dislikes | | | |...