A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later

This collection presents a complete file on A Lesson in Discrimination, a 2006 documentary that followed a controversial experience for a group of Grade 3 students in Quebec.

At the time, a Quebec teacher tried to remove a stubborn discrimination problem in her Grade 3 classroom. The results of the experiment that followed shocked viewers here and around the world. Presented internationally and winner of numerous awards, A Lesson in Discrimination remains a relevant teacher training tool today.

In the new documentary A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later, a team from Radio-Canada’s flagship show Enquête catches up with the participants of the 2006 experiment, bringing them back to the same classroom to cast new light on their experience, explaining what they learned from this lesson in discrimination and measuring the impact it had on their lives.

  • 2016
  • 9-12
  • 3 Titles

Included in this collection

Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

Enjeux A Lesson in Discrimination (Japanese version with English subtitles)

Since the dawn of time, humans have tended to form clans... thereby excluding strangers, enemies and anyone who is different. We may not exactly encourage them, but such attitudes become entrenched at a very early age. Radio-Canada followed an experiment in a primary school that shows just how quickly our young people can assimilate discrimination and all its dangerous repercussions. A ...
  • 2006
  • 00:43:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/01/2014

Enquête A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later Must-See

In 2006, a Grade 3 teacher in Quebec resorted to a drastic strategy to solve a persistent problem in her class. She subjected her 26 students to a “lesson in discrimination,” in the hope that experiencing it would help them understand the distress of students who are ostracized because they are different. The resulting documentary stunned television viewers in Canada ...
  • 2016
  • 00:40:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/14/2016

Teacher Guide(s)

  • A Lesson in Discrimination: 10 Years Later