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Identity
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  • Rights & Responsibilities

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    Identity Lowdown
    Overview

    The Lowdown area includes more detailed information about ethnic and cultural diversity in the United Kingdom.

    Students can browse around or print off sections they find interesting. Ask students to use 'Get the lowdown' to find out more about about issues raised in the activities. They can browse around or print off sections they find interesting.

    Teachers can also use The Lowdown to devise their own learning tasks or to make direct links with the rights and responsibilities quiz.


    Suggested research questions for students

    1. In the 2001 census what percentage of people in England said they were white?

    2. In the 2001 census what percentage of people in England said that they came from ethnic minorities?

    3. Which two English cities have the highest proportion of people of mixed origin?

    4. What are 'bindis'?
    5. Why does Britain have to take in refugees and asylum seekers?
    6. Which country in the world take in the most refugees - and why?



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