Our over-arching aim is to make our schools safe and inclusive for everyone. To do this we need:

 

  1. To provide both a formal and informal support network for all people who want to raise the issue of homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and heterosexism in education.
  2. To campaign on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues as they affect education and those in education.
  3. To research, debate and stimulate curriculum development on LGBT issues.
  4. To work towards unison between teacher and lecturer unions and other professional stakeholders in education
  5. To promote equality, safety and visibility in education for LGBT people and all the protected characteristics

 

NUT Prevalence of Homophobia Survey Report

This Prevalence of Homophobia survey was born out of the experiences of one secondary classroom teacher who was the subject of repeated physical and verbal abuse over a number of years.

This survey is then the product of a lot of hard work by a large number of people over a number of years together the thousands of classroom teachers who took time from their impossible workloads to complete the questionnaire all of whom I congratulate and offer my sincere thanks. Continue reading

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