The NEU is collating examples of good practice from around the country to evidence the innovative, creative and meaningful work around LGBT+ inclusive education in its Promising Practice Project.
The NEU worked with five primary schools over two years to consider how ‘traditional’ gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms.
Relationships education and health education should begin in primary school and be developed and delivered according to children’s developmental age and lived experiences.
The NEU has active LGBT+ educators’ networks across the country ensuring the voices of LGBT+ educators are heard and creating pathways to activism and leadership.
Councillors are a bridge between the community and the local authority. The local authority can take a lead in developing a borough/region-wide approach to LGBT+ inclusion in education.
Changes to Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSE) are vital to support the social and emotional development of children and young people.
As teachers and educators, we stand in support of our colleagues around the country who are working to make our schools and colleges more inclusive and who are celebrating LGBT+ diversity.
LGBT+ education professionals, pupils and families are vital members of all nursery, school and college communities and of our union.
In the last few years there has been much work done, raising awareness and increasing the visibility of transgender issues. This advice aims to helps school and college staff support gender variant or questioning students in the educational environment.
This LGBT+ history month, the NEU is promoting our recent publication Every Child Every Family, supporting educators to promote equality through reading.
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT), the National Education Union (NEU) is launching its Pride season campaign.
Black women in the UK are less likely to take part in sport than their white counterparts. Camille Kumar, NEU LGBT+ and race equality policy specialist, looks into why Caster Semenya's case is so important.
On 26 April Lesbian visibility day, an international awareness day celebrating the contribution of lesbians to society, educators of all sexualities across disciplines and in all educational settings, have an opportunity to celebrate this day to advance equality in their community.
Today is an important day which draws attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBT+ people around the world and here at home.
Commenting on the passing of an urgency motion on LGBT+ rights at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “It is crucial that every young person can feel happy and safe at school but too many LGBT+ young people still don't feel they can be themselves at school.