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Tackling homophobic bullying

National Union of Teachers.

Tackling homophobic bullying

lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.

by National Union of Teachers.

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Published by National Union of Teachers in London .
Written in English


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SeriesNUT guidance on lesbian and gay equality in education
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL15611873M


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Tackling homophobic bullying by National Union of Teachers. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This course gives pastoral, anti-bullying and curriculum leads the knowledge, tools and confidence to train colleagues on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and celebrating difference, as well as meeting the requirements of the inspection frameworks in England, Scotland and Wales.

The government has prioritised tackling homophobic and biphobic bullying. The Schools White Paper highlighted the problem of homophobic bullying, stating explicitly that headteachers should take incidents of prejudice-based bullying such as homophobic bullying especially seriously.

about how schools are successfully tackling homophobic bullying. The study aimed to identify how three secondary schools in south London, England, were addressing. Tackling homosexuality and homophobic bullying in lessons; How to get students involved in anti-bullying initiatives; The powerful role that parents can play in preventing homophobic bullying; How to respond to incidents effectively and fairly; Building a school culture that rejects all forms of bullying ×.

Parents angrily confronted a head teacher after he gave primary children books about tackling homophobic bullying. Police were called after the protest, which had been orchestrated by.

Background The past five years have seen significant progress in tackling homophobic bullying in Britain’s schools. Research by the University of Cambridge for Stonewall in The School Report.

approaches in tackling homophobic bullying in Ireland and This was combined with case studies exploring initiatives to tackle homophobic bullying in six Irish schools, involving reviews of policies, interviews with teachers and other school staff and groups with pupils.

The work was funded by. Homophobic bullying can include physical violence, name calling, 'jokes', sexual harassment or online bullying. Bullying on the basis of sexuality is a common experience for young people who are same sex attracted or for those who may not behave according to gender stereotypes.

TACKLING HOMOPHOBIA, CREATING SAFER SPACES. TACKLING HOMOPHOBIC BULLYING. In schools, many lesbian, gay, bisexual students, teachers, governors and workers keep their sexuality hidden to guard against possible discrimination, harassment and bullying from pupils or staff.

The New Our Right To Love - A lesbian resource Book. Tackling homophobic bullying in schools - with street dance Although FIT proves you can't always tell a book by its cover, the new teacher is indeed gay, and openly so. it was the best anti-bullying film we had ever seen, because it covers so many different aspects and types of bullying," she says.

Demonstrating the negative psychological eff ects of homophobic bullying, Ian Rivers's work has been infl uential in bringing the importance of tackling homophobic bullying to a policy level (see Author: Ian Rivers.

Tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying is a clear government priority. The Department for Education, in conjunction with the Government Equalities Office, supports schools and organisations across England to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

It also reveals why young people are often reluctant to report homophobic bullying, the increasing role played by the internet and the profound effects bullying can have well into adulthood. Adopting a whole-school approach, this book provides all the advice schools need on prevention, working with those who bully, handling disclosures and anti 5/5(2).

Inthe anti-bullying circular was extended to include homophobic and cyber bullying. Principals must report any serious bullying incidents once a term to school board of management.

That's So Gay. Challenging Homophobic Bullying. Jonathan Charlesworth, $ That's So Gay. is a practical guide to making your school a safer place and creating an inclusive bully-free culture.

It shows what homophobic bullying looks like, who experiences it and explores the reasons why young people bully others homophobically. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Train all teaching and non-teaching staff to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and language. Stonewall courses Stonewall’s flagship course, Tackling Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying and Language provides primary and secondary practitioners with an understanding of the issues facing LGBT young people in schools.

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) is a registered charity in the United Kingdom established "to affirm the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people and reduce discrimination experienced because of sexual orientation or gender identity".

Founded inEACH provides support services to young people and adults affected by homophobic or transphobic bullying.

Elly Barnes MBE (born in Leicestershire) is the Founder and Chief Executive of the charity Educate & Celebrate, She was voted Number 1 in the Independent on Sunday's Pink List in (now the Rainbow List), and was a judge in Elly Barnes was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in for her contribution to education, equality and tion: CEO.

But homophobic bullying is still a huge problem. Children who are gay, suspected of being gay or are known to have a gay relative are more likely to be the victims of bullying than other groups. We only know of a minority of cases as research shows about 60% of.

: That's So Gay!: Challenging Homophobic Bullying eBook: Jonathan Charlesworth: Kindle Store. ‘Homophobic bullying is rife across our schools; we’re not there when this happens. It takes place away from the haven on an RE debate.’ This has been one of my points all along.

By not allowing students to share homophobic views in class you miss an. Tackling homophobic bullying in schools by JKP Posted on Decem November 9, Jonathan Charlesworth, author of That’s So Gay!, discusses the concerted effort by the government and anti-bullying organisations to tackle homophobia in schools but admits that there is progress still to be made.

The launch of Amazon’s Reading Roadshow comes after the company commissioned YouGov to carry out a survey of 1, teachers which found that 71 per cent have witnessed homophobic bullying in school. Thirty-five per cent said they observe homophobic bullying at least once a month.

We encourage any schools who would like more information on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and celebrating difference to sign up for one of our train the trainer courses. This one-day course will support your school to meet the Ofsted inspection framework and requirements in the Equality Act The Teachers' Report showed that homophobic bullying is the most common form of bullying after bullying because of weight.

Over two thirds of young gay people have been homophobically bullied--but pupils who have been taught about lesbian and gay issues in a. homophobic bullying is unacceptable, especially if it has not been challenged in the past.

Pupils who experience homophobic bullying will be more confident about discussing other incidents with you if the school is seen to tackle incidents. The involvement and support of the headteacher and senior management in tackling homophobicFile Size: KB.

Like other forms of bullying, HBT bullying can be physical, verbal or indirect. Often it is the language that can distinguish it from other forms and indicate that the motivation of the bullies is specific.

” homophobia can be defined as an irrational dislike, hatred or fear of individuals that are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. It results in negative consequences ranging from.

This first course, Tackling Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying and Language equips schools with the skills, tools and confidence to prevent and tackle HBT bullying, with a particular focus on practical tools, staff training, and action planning.

By effectively preventing and tackling bullying, schools can help to create safe, disciplined environments where pupils are able to learn and fulfil their potential. This document has therefore been produced to help schools take action to prevent and respond to bullying as part of their overall behaviour Size: KB.

Tackling homophobia in school. You need to start with your own language. In my book, That’s So Gay. Challenging Homophobic Bullying, which celebrates its third birthday this year, regarding sexual orientation and homophobic bullying or harassment, is to set aside time at the outset to look at the language you currently use and agree a.

This book provides a wealth of useful information and guidance for schools about homophobic bullying. It is incumbent upon schools to. challenge homophobia and homophobic attitudes. Bullying of LGB pupils by their peers can only be resolved through education.

In the past few years there have been major strides in tackling homophobic and transphobic bullying at school. But are we doing enough.

A recent survey of more than 2, members of the LGBT. The Department published new anti-bullying procedures for all primary and post primary schools at the beginning of the /14 school year. The procedures are designed to give direction and guidance to school authorities and school personnel in preventing and tackling school-based bullying behaviour amongst its pupils.

Ofsted survey report identifying strategies that have helped schools prevent and tackle bullying. Published 19 June No place for bullying. MS Word Document, KB. This file may not be. The Archbishop of Canterbury has today launched a report from the Education Division of the Church of England "Valuing All God's Children: Guidance for Church of England Schools on Challenging Homophobic Bullying." The guidance, which is being sent to all Church of England schools, provides 10 key recommendations which should be adopted by schools in combating homophobic.

Free to Be: Embedding LGBT+ Equality and Tackling Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying in Primary Schools EqualiTeach is proud to introduce Free to Be, a resource which offers a complete strategy for transforming the whole school environment into a space committed to embedding LGBT+ equality and tackling homophobic, biphobic and.

(i) Engaging young people in tackling homophobic bullying (ii) Tackling homophobic bullying in primary schools pm LUNCH pm Workshop (i) Supporting schools: the role of the local authority (ii) Tackling homophobic bullying in secondary schools pm Afternoon refreshments pm Real life.

Tackling Homophobic Bullying - leading the way. Our federation is delighted to announce that we have become a Stonewall Training Partner. This is a project supported by the Department for Education and funded by the Government Equalities Office which allows us to deliver Equalities Training to other schools and groups of schools.

Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying in Oxfordshire The Oxfordshire online bullying survey () indicates that HBT bullying is an issue for on tackling homophobic bullying including homophobic language.

Andy Moffatt has published “No Outsiders” book (£) available from. respond to homophobic bullying. Despite this, fewer than a thirdof primary school staff in Scotland (30 per cent) agree that their head teacher demonstrates clear leadership when it comes to tackling homophobic bullying.

A third of primary school staff in Scotland (32 per cent) have heard homophobic language or negative remarks about lesbian,File Size: KB.Stonewall, Britain’s lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, has named Herts for Learning and Hertfordshire County Council as the best local authority in Britain for tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and celebrating difference in its schools.