Equalities

Gender Identity and Young People

Guidance and advice on supporting and educating children on gender identity
Motion #47
Carried
Wed, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference wishes to clarify the meaning of Black as anyone who is a person of colour. This definition is important because it is not a term solely reserved for those of dark skin and principally from the African continent.

Motion #46
Carried
Tue, 2018
  • Individual Members

THAT Conference believes that access to safe, free, legal abortion is crucial to women’s and girls’ educational, economic, and social equality. Barriers to abortion services are barriers to women’s and girls’ rights.

Motion #45
Carried
Wed, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference believes that many portrayals of trans people in the media over recent years can only be described as appalling. Consistently transphobic media coverage has highlighted the level of ignorance and the lack of understanding of trans people’s rights.

Motion #44
Carried as amended
Wed, 2018
  • Executive Committee

THAT Conference is extremely concerned at the high numbers of students who report that they have experienced sexual harassment in schools.

Amendment #44
Amendment

Send My Friend to School

Over twenty charities and education unions, including the National Education Union, work together as the GCE UK coalition to deliver the Send My Friend to School campaign and undertaking parliamentary and advocacy work to remind world leaders of their promise that all children should get the chance to go to school.

Bisexuality in schools

Jayne Whistance discusses concerns specific to bisexuality and the issues that can be faced.
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Magazine

Report February 2018

Spotlight on Sexism: Sexism and sexual harassment are a problem for all schools.

Why we need to be visible LGBT+ role models in schools

A guest blog from Daniel Gray, Middle leader at Harris Academy South Norwood and Co-founder of LGBTed.

The tools to talk about gender

Advice to help you have confident conversations about gender from NEU (ATL section) equalities officer, John Shortell.