Covid-19 - Resources to support children’s wellbeing and education for schools, parents and carers

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Training Courses

Creating a 'LGBT+ Friendly' School

Despite positive changes in culture and the law, homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying continue to be experienced in many of our schools. According to Stonewall:

  • - 45% of LGBT young people have experienced homophobic, biphobic or transphobic bullying
  • - 45% of LGBT young people never tell anyone when they are bullied for being LGBT
  • - 90% of secondary school teachers say children and young people regardless of their sexual orientation experience homophobic bullying
  • - 64% of trans pupils are bullied at school

 

The course aims to :

  • develop understanding of terminology and the key concepts relating to LGBT+  within a school setting.
  • develop an understanding of law and relevant policy
  • develop an understanding of curriculum opportunities, including quality assured resources
  • develop an understanding of the impact of bullying and discrimination on children and young people, including how to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic language. 
  • identify possible support strategies for use on an individual, classroom and whole school level,
  • develop participants confidence in talking to pupils and colleagues about LGBT+ issues
  • develop participants confidence in being able to support bi, trans and gender questioning young people and their families
  • develop an understanding of national and local support services

Audience: Pastoral staff, Primary, Secondary PSHE Staff

  • Course length: Full day
  • Theme: Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Date: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:15
Venue: Hillside, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND
No SLA Price: £240.00
Full SLA Price: FREE

Covid-19 - Resources

Firstly may we say THANK YOU to everyone who is working hard during this time to keep children and young people happy, learning, laughing, active and calm at this time of great uncertainty!

We are keen to share tools and resources as best we can, to support children’s wellbeing and education over this period of uncertainty. With this in mind, we have produced a range of advice and free resources for schools, as well as resources for parents/carers in your school.

These resources are updated every week so please check them on a regular basis.

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