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This module aims to raise students’ awareness of ethnicity in Britain by looking at patterns of change and underlying reasons, society and government response and the impact of these trends on education.
This module will cover the following topics:
Identity and where it comes from;
What it means to be British;
Migration patterns and underlying reasons;
Society’s and government’s response to migration;
Related political parties, movements and support groups;
Ethnic groups within the UK;
Impact of migration on education – policy and response;
A student passing this module should be able to:
1. Analyse the trends and patterns of ethnicity in Britain and interpret the underlying reasons behind them;
2. Outline the main beliefs, attitudes and cultural norms of various ethnic groups and the need for intercultural understanding;
3. Analyse the historic and current impact of migration on society and education;
4. Critically evaluate the role of faith schools in Britain;
5. Critically evaluate the role of education in promoting inclusive practice.
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