Islamophobia

June 28, 2016

KS3, KS4

This important workshop was created in partnership with MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) to address the rising issue of Islamophobia using film, discussion and topical case studies. This session will enable your students to examine human rights, critically examine media coverage about Muslims and reflect on their own responses.

video screenshot“Ignorance, peer pressure and misunderstanding may have made the girls behave badly to the shop keeper.”

Student at Priesthorpe

 

 

 

Students will have learned:

  • What Islamophobia is (and some key ideas about Islam)
  • Islamophobia is a human rights issue (like any other discrimination)
  • The importance of questioning the media’s portrayal of Muslims and Islam ( TV/ Newspapers/ Radio/ Internet).
  • Reflect on your own responses

 

Curriculum areas

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Citizenship

 

 

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