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1 A group of pupils or students identified as different from the majority by reason of their learning needs, their cultural background, their religious beliefs, or any other factor which might have an impact on how or what they learn and their requirements in terms of educational provision and support. See also inclusion; social justice.

2 A curriculum subject which is studied by relatively few. For example, ancient Greek is now considered a minority subject.

Subjects: Education.


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