The new Department for Education RSE guidance: what should schools look out for?

The new Department for Education guidance on the teaching of Relationships and Sex Education re-establishes common-sense and evidence-based reality in schools. Although the new guidelines are for the RSE and…

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Educate & Celebrate – smashing heteronormativity in the classroom

This is Elly Barnes, CEO of the LGBT organisation Educate & Celebrate, in her own words: “we’re trying to smash heteronormativity … not everyone identifies as heterosexual or as male…

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What Questions Should a School be Asking about Mermaids Training for Teachers?

The contributor of these notes is a language teacher and department chair in a secondary school. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in both the UK and international school…

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Born in Your Own Body – New Book On Transgender Children and Young People

Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body is an important new book edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore and published by Cambridge Scholars. It brings together…

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