Ofsted

Ofsted: ‘Confused’ schools want clearer guidance on LGBT teaching

Schools want clearer guidance to help them teach about “sensitive and difficult subjects” like sexual orientation and gender reassignment,...

James Carr
James Carr
Opinion

Parkfield School and No Outsiders: We must learn from Trojan Horse history in Birmingham

No Outsiders and in particular the teaching of LGBT issues must continue, if we want to protect the values...

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COLIN DIAMOND
News

Edexcel allows exam candidates to opt out of gender classifications

Pupils taking exams this summer have been offered the chance to opt out of gender classifications for the first...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

First LGTBed conference goes off with a bang

A network established to offer support, information and ideas to LGBT+ teachers has held its inaugural conference. The first LGBTed...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Rural LGBT teachers have worse mental health

Lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans teachers working in rural areas are nine times more likely to experience mental health...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson

How to transform your school into an LGBT+ friendly place, by Dr Elly Barnes and Dr Anna Carlile

I still remember the stunned, pin-drop silence when I stood in front of 300 students and said “this assembly...

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News

Teach First’s LGBT intake almost doubles

The percentage of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people signing up to train with the education charity Teach First...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

How to make your school more LGBT-inclusive

Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people at school continue to face bullying, discrimination and isolation, argues Stonewall’s Sidonie Bertrand-Sheldon...

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Expert Contributor
Opinion

How to be an LGBT+ ally in schools

Posters on walls in schools don’t cut it – it’s how teachers and school leaders deal with specific incidents...

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