Exploring LGBT Lives and Issues in Adult ESOL

Project Team: Dr Sheila Macdonald (Community Learning and Skills, Kent Adult Education) Laila El-Metoui (Lelmeducation) Professor Mike Baynham (University of Leeds) Dr John Gray (Institute of Education   This research addresses challenges for ESOL policy and practice raised within the new legal climate created by the Equality Act (DCMS 2010) with particular reference to sexual diversity. Practitioners have articulated concerns about engaging with LGBT issues at work, and expressed varying degrees of knowledge and experience. The sensitive, and potentially contentious, …