What is ‘equity’ in education? (2018)

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Social Emotional Learning - Equity

Authors: Geoff Masters & Ray Adams

Teacher Magazine

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Equity in education is often viewed as equivalence or sameness. A more useful way to view equity is through the lens of ‘fairness’.

The Cambridge Dictionary defines equity as ‘the situation in which everyone is treated fairly and equally’. The implication is that equity depends on equality of treatment.


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