Module Three provides an understanding of how to define and identify prejudice and discrimination in a school or workplace including the nine protected characteristics communicated in the Equality Act 2010. This module will take a look at the different types of prejudice and discrimination and its impact on children.

Identifying Prejudice and Discrimination

The image below contains the six main categories of discrimination along with other types of discrimination. Select each of the exclamation icons (!) to work through each category:

Impact of Prejudice & Discrimination on Children

Prejudice and discrimination can only have negative effects on children and young people. In addition to affecting the academic progress of children, discrimination can negatively impact their overall health and well-being. 

Visit the following graphic and select the question mark (?) icons to learn what children may experience when they feel they are being discriminated against: