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Schools Out Annual Conference 2011

Saturday 5th February
9.30 am - 6.00pm

The Drill Hall
16 Chenies Street, London WC1E 7EX

Drill Hall location

To register call the Drill Hall box office: 020 7307 5060

An interactive conference exploring how LGBT people can be safely visible in education, whether they are students, teachers, support workers, governors, parents or academics.

Timetable of events
9.30am Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome

Panel - Out Gay Educators
Chaired by Paul Bell

  • Steve Boyce, ex-Head Teacher
  • Dave Watkins, Teacher
  • Robert Hughes, Student
  • Peter Mc Grath, Parent
  • Ian Rivers, Academic/School Governor
11.00 Launch of TDA sponsored Schools OUT new website
11.15 Nick Jarvis - Poet
11.30 Break - network and stalls
12.00 Workshop - Being out in education - how we do it - what we need
1.15 Lunch
Film showings:
Brighton Bandits – The Justin Campaign
Look Both Ways – Shout! youth theatre
No Outsiders
2.15 Panel - Feedback from workshops
Chaired by Elly Barnes
  • Stephen Gilbert, Lib/Dem MP
  • Teresa Clark, DFE
  • Peter Purton, TUC
  • Gill Goodswen, NUT President
  • Paul Hamley, UCU
  • Alan Phippen, NASUWT
  • Mark Kelly, UNISON
  • Alan Bailey, NUS (to be confirmed)
3.45 Break
4.00 AGM reports and elections
4.30 Launch - LGBT Youth North West Equality Standard
Jeff Evans - Surveys on homophobia
5.00 Galop – and Catch ups
5.45 End - Bar till 7.00pm


  Until Jan 26, 2011 After Jan 26, 2011
Student or Unemployed £20 £25
Retired £25 £30
Individual £40 £50
Representing an organisation £50 £60


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