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Exploring different kinds of rights and obligations

Context: Blue Eye / Brown Eye is an experiment first performed in the USA by Jane Elliot in 1968. The experiment was performed by Elliot on the day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, to demonstrate what prejudice was to her third grade class. This activity enables pupils to experience, first hand, what prejudice […]

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KS3 English – The ballad of David Peters – 4 Lessons

Andy Conner is a Birmingham-based poet and teacher. His work has featured in a range of publications and he has one anthology, ‘Red’ (Dynamic Press), published. A second collection is being prepared for publication. He is also the author of ‘Once’ (Dynamic Press), a teen fiction novel. Andy has a long track record as a […]

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Gender Variance – what does it mean?

Gender Variance – what does it mean?

Gender variance (see also Keywords) is a difference between a person’s assigned sex and their perceived gender; also sometimes known as: gender identity disorder gender in-congruence transgenderism gender dysphoria How do we show support? A person with gender variance may: experience anxiety, uncertainty and persistently uncomfortable feelings about the gender that they are expected to […]

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DCSF 2007: Homophobic Bullying (Safe to Learn)

Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools The guidance is split into 3 sections 1) Advice for Governors 2) Advice for Senior Head and Management Staff 3) Advice for Teachers and School Staff Each section covers: The Legal Framework Recognition Prevention Responding Monitoring To downlaod the pdf, click on the image.

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I&DeA 2007: Sexuality – The New Agenda (Guide for LEAs)

A  guide for local authorities on engaging with lesbian, gay and bisexual communities originally published in 2003, and then again in 2007. The guide does not aim to deal with transsexual/transgender communities, for whom there are separate legal arrangements1. However, it is recognised that some local authorities have chosen to adopt policies that are inclusive […]

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