children internet

Responding to Young People’s Questions and Fears

“There’s just so much news at the moment, my head is going to explode!” – a recent comment from a year 6 girl I was working with, and she’s not alone. Whether it’s the Grenfell fire, Brexit, Donald Trump, Syria or the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London, national and international events are impacting Read More

Transgender Kids - who knows best

Transgender Kids: Who knows best? Not the BBC, it seems…

By Kate Hollinshead: On Thursday 12th January, the BBC aired what they called a ‘balanced documentary’ entitled ‘Transgender Kids: Who knows best?’ According to the BBC website, the programme’s aim was to scrutinise the new ‘gender affirmative approach’ to children, which means fully supporting children’s change of identity. The film also presented Dr Kenneth Read More

work experience

Valuing Teachers: Teaching Universal Values

World Teachers’ Day is commemorated around the world celebrating the work of teachers and their contributions to education and society. This year,the NASUWT and EqualiTeach launched our major resource pack for schools: ‘Universal Values’.

Transgender Inclusion

EqualiTeach announces the launch of a research project into transgender inclusion in the workplace

It is without doubt that we all grow up in a society which, either consciously through our birth certificate or passport documentation, or subconsciously through the marketing of gender-specific toys and clothes, coerces us into identifying strictly as a female or as a male. Anyone who does not identify in this way, but instead sees Read More

Public Sector Equality Duty

Review of the Public Sector Equality Duty: Whose Agenda is it anyway?

On 6th September the long anticipated review of the public sector equality duty (PSED) was published. The review was commissioned by the government as part of the “Red Tape Challenge” with the objectives of assessing whether the PSED was achieving its aims of eliminating unlawful discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations, without Read More

Sexual harrassment

Repeal of the Equality Act 2010’s third party harassment provisions confirmed

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 has repealed provisions within the Equality Act 2010 which make employers liable for the harassment of their staff by third parties. Currently, employers are required to take reasonably practicable steps to prevent the harassment of their employees by third parties such as suppliers or customers, and must act Read More