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Exploring equality and equity in education

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This free course, Exploring equality and equity in education, considers the complexity of social justice as applied to education and reflects on the different purposes of, and value ascribed to, education in different countries and cultures. It discusses different conceptions of 'justice' and the distinction between equity and equality.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • delineate different understandings of equality in education
  • give some examples of inequalities in different cultures and jurisdictions.

First Published: 05/04/2016

Updated: 21/06/2018

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