Why does gender inequality exist in Aotearoa, and what can we do to change this? This resource explores gender inequality in the workplace. (New Zealand Curriculum social studies levels 4 and 5.)
About this teaching resource
Aotearoa was the first self-governing country in the world in which women achieved the right to vote. However, over 120 years on, gender equality is still an issue.
This social inquiry teaching resource focuses on unconscious bias and the gender pay gap. Students explore how gender biases and economic decisions impact on pay and employment. They then consider the impact of these decisions on individuals and communities.
Key question: Why does gender inequality exist in Aotearoa, and how can we change this?
The social inquiry focus of this resource is exploring values, views, and perspectives.