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Content description VCECU004

Ethical Capability / Levels 3 and 4 / Understanding Concepts
Content description
Explore the contested meaning of concepts including fairness and harm and how they can seem to differ in different situations
  1. testing a proposed definition of fairness as equal treatment by considering whether an older sibling should do more at home or whether there should be special parking places
  2. testing a proposed definition of harm as involving a deliberate intention that caused mental or physical suffering, by considering whether an accidental injury to someone on the playground is harmful or whether taking offence to teasing or a joke is a choice
  3. exploring the concept of fairness by setting a task where resources are distributed unevenly and reflecting on the desirability of the outcomes
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