Safeguarding LGBT+ Conference

Overview of the course
  • Discover how to include LGBT topics in the curriculum

  • Learn how to respond to overt and covert LGBT issues

  • Tackle the ever important issue of online safeguarding

  • Help normalise being out for both students and staff

  • Understand the impact of homophobia/transphobia on young people who are LGBT, including their relationships

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Description

Why is tackling LGBT issues so important?

  • The School Report (2017), a survey by Cambridge University, found that:
  • 45% of lesbian, gay, bi and trans young people are bullied for being LGBT.
  • 86% hear the phrases ‘that’s so gay’ or ‘you’re so gay’ whilst in school.
  • 40% of lesbian, gay, bi and trans young people are never taught anything about LGBT issues at school.

Find out how LGBT issues affect:

Attainment

Mental health

Physical and online safety

Confidence levels

Future relationships and opportunities

Who is this conference suitable for?

  • Headteachers

  • Deputy/Assistant Heads

  • Middle Leaders

  • Teachers

  • TAs

The Teachers’ Report (2014), carried out by YouGov for Stonewall, found that:

  • 9 out of 10 secondary school teachers say students in their schools are bullied, harassed or called names for being – or being perceived as being – lesbian, gay or bi.

  • 86% of primary school teachers have not received any specific training on how to tackle homophobic bullying.

Additional information

Subject

All Other Subjects

Course Type

Behaviour & Pastoral

Job Title

Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head, Head Teacher, SENCo, Teaching Assistant

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5

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