Reply To: Module 3 – Global Inequality

Eoghan O’Neill
TeachNet Moderator

Hi Anderley,

Quality education is both a sustainable development goal and a fundamental human right. Education is the path through which doors can open for individuals, and ensuring we do our best to allow everyone access to education is one of the key challenges across global society. From teaching in a Deis Band 1 school, you will be acutely aware that barriers to quality education exist in this country also, and it is not simply a problem confined to the developing world. The pandemic highlighted the divide in terms of access to devices and internet among our pupils. It’s fair to say that some pupils thrived and that the gap between those with and without access to internet/adequate parental support grew wider.

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