Anti-Bullying Events for Young People.
Writer Paul Hartnett has worked as a Special Needs teacher in a number of schools and has been Head of two Learning Support departments in East London’s Bethnal Green.
European Internet portal on school bullying and violence that addresses teachers, parents, professionals, pupils and others interested in the topic.
A wide body of research indicates that bullying is a problem for many young people, and that some of this takes place in schools.
The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University is launching a new online PhD – by coursework and thesis – in Education and Social Justice. It’s a part-time programme undertaken entirely online, over 4 years. The programme is designed to enable experienced professionals worldwide to focus on, and research, social justice issues that are at the heart of their own professional practice and concerns.
Elly Barnes is currently No:1 on the Independent on Sunday’s Pink List for her commitment to LGBT in Education. She has coordinated LGBT History month at Stoke Newington School and in the Hackney Borough since 2005, involving other primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, LGBT organisations and LGBT artists.
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. This silence creates a double life, which profoundly undermines successful learning, working or teaching, as it forces the individual to deny a vital part of themselves and thereby renders them less than effective.
The aim of this learning package is to discuss outcomes for a significant group of learners in schools that are often overlooked by school staff and by inspectors.
Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality – programme of work from the Government Equalities Office
The Coalition’s ‘Programmer for Government’ made clear our determination to take concerted action to tear down barriers to equal opportunities and to build a fairer society.
(incorporating Sexual Orientation Discrimination 2003, Same Sex Partnership 2004 and Gender Recognition Bill 2004)
For the first time we have legislation that can protect LGB specifically at Work
In December 2003 there came into being new legislation that outlawed discrimination in the workplace only on the grounds of Sexual orientation and Religion/Belief.