This year, the largest conference celebrating LGBT+ educational staff in Europe will be held online - offering a unique opportunity to engage and organise with LGBT+ members across the country.

There will be keynote speakers, motions debate and interactive workshops to aid in strengthening networks and building a powerful and intersectional LGBT+ movement. Early registration is recommended to ensure a place is reserved for you.

This conference is for NEU members who identify as LGBT+ and will take place on Saturday 28 November.

Registration is now closed.

Conference programme

09:30

ASSEMBLY

Opening address by Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union

10:00

PERIOD ONE: BREAKOUTS

  • Primary LGBT+ inclusive RSE, with Olly Pike
  • Secondary LGBT+ inclusive RSE
 
  • LGBT+ Leadership, with Claire Birkenshaw
  • Getting the best outcomes for trans and non-binary pupils

11:00

BREAKTIME

11:20

PERIOD TWO: INTERNATIONAL PLENARY

Hear how the fight for LGBT+ inclusion and liberation is going in Poland, Germany, Spain and USA. This session cannot be missed!

12:50

LUNCHTIME

13:20

PERIOD THREE: POLICY DEBATE

Debate and vote on policy proposals which will determine our position and action of the issues that matter most.

14:30

BREAKTIME

14:45

PERIOD FOUR: BREAKOUTS

  • Well-being workshop
  • Autism and Gender Identity
  • Why is decolonisation important? with Kuchenga
  • Allyship & Activism!

16:00

PERIOD FIVE: FINAL CLOSING RALLY

Feel the Power of Us: Hear barnstorming speeches that builds unity for our LGBT+ Educators' movement and strength to win LGBT+ inclusion.

16:30

GRADUATION

Conference ends

Motions