‘Equality and Equity at Scottish School – Andrew Robson’

At primary schools in Japan, the same textbook is used for teaching everyone in a class room, while at Scottish schools each and every child’s needs are taken into account. Such different approaches are What is a difference between ‘Equality’ and ‘Equity’?  Andrew Robson, Deputy Head Teacher, Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, talks about Scotland’s ‘equity’ approach of trying to meet every child’s needs at school.


camera: Fumi Nakabachi
directed and edited by: Yushin Toda
14 minutes
Produced by Fumi Nakabachi and Yushin Toda
© Japan Desk Scotland 2017


This is a part of Documentary Films Production.

The documentary has been shown:

(1) on Wednesday 19 April 2017 at University of Strathclyde Chaplaincy Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, as part of ‘Japan@Strathclyde 2016/17‘;

(2) on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at University of Strathclyde Chaplaincy Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, as part of Japan@Strathclyde 2016/17;

(3) on Monday 19 June 2017 at the Interfaith Room, University of Glasgow Chaplaincy, Glasgow, Scotland, as part of ‘Inclusive Glasgow – Documentaries’;

(4) on Friday 14 July 2017 at Oshima National College of Maritime Technology, Yamaguchi, Japan;

(5) on 13 June 2018 at Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland; and

(6) on 3 July 2019 at Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Fukushima University, Japan.