LOCAL TO GLOBAL posts are categorised and tagged so that you can find them and add to our Local to Global meetings.
The idea is to help us develop our ability to share our opinions about various issus whether they are issues at school, issues in the local community, Australian issues or Global issues that effect the whole world.
Each post has a different issue and you can leave a comment sharing your opinion, asking a question oor commenting on someone else’s comment.
Remember that we are always respectful of other people’s opinions even if we don’t agree with them so think about the language you use to respond. For example, you might start with…
I disagree with ‘person’s name’ because……
I think that…….
I’m confused because I thought……..
OUR FIRST LOCAL TO GLOBAL POST ONLINE
Please watch the BTN clip about Gender Equality then leave a comment. You can also read the transcript if you prefer.
There’s been a lot of talk in the media recently about whether women are treated equally to men. It’s called sexism and it’s something even the Prime Minister says she’s been a victim of. But while people disagree about how fairly women are treated today there’s no doubt they weren’t treated equally in the past.
(Behind the News, http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3784907.htm)
Do you have an opinion about this issue?
Do you have a question about this issue?
Some people have actually left their opinion on the BtN website and it might help you form your own opinion by looking at these and seeing if you agree or disagree with anything said.