As all children and young people can benefit from meaningful interaction, schools will need to consider how to give their pupils the opportunity to mix with and learn with, from and about those from different backgrounds.
- Educating children and young people who will live and work in a country which is diverse in terms of cultures, religions or beliefs, ethnicities and social backgrounds.
- Promote discussion of a common sense of identity and support diversity, showing pupils how different communities can be united by shared values and common experiences.
- Issues of right and wrong, and what it means to be human.
- It enhances students’ awareness and understanding of religions and beliefs, teachings, families, communities and cultures.
- Re encourages students to learn from different religions, beliefs, values and traditions, while exploring their own beliefs and questions of meaning. It challenges students to reflect on, consider, analyse, interpret and evaluate issues of truth, belief, faith and ethics and to communicate their responses.
- Re encourages students to develop their sense of identity and belonging. It enables them to flourish individually within their communities and as citizens in a diverse society.
- It enables students to develop respect for and different from their own. It particular those whose faiths and beliefs are different from their own. It promotes discernment and enables students to combat prejudice.
- Citizenship encourages them to take an interest in topical and controversial issues and to engage in discussion and debate.
- Citizenship encourages respect for different national, religious and ethnic identities. It equips pupils to engage critically with and explore diverse ideas, beliefs, cultures and identities and the values we share as citizens in the UK.
- Citizenship addresses issues relating to social justice, human rights, community cohesion and global interdependence, and encourages pupils to challenge injustice, inequalities and discrimination.
It helps young people to develop critical skills, consider a wide range of political, social, ethical and moral problems, and explore opinions and ideas other than their own. They evaluate information, make informed judgements and reflect on the consequences of actions now and in the future.