Reasonable Accommodation



This activity introduces students to the notion of reasonable accommodation of minorities and differences, and to the work of judges.

Learning tools include an introduction to the topic, discussion points based on two real court decisions, simulations and a writing exercise that calls for reflection about personal beliefs.

Students must scrutinize their points of view and take positions on reasonable accommodation in Quebec society, especially in schools.

Target Audience

High school students, especially Secondary Cycle II


Two 60-minute periods, plus an optional exercise

Suggested Courses

  • History and Citizenship Education
  • Ethics and Religious Culture
  • Contemporary World

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