How to use this the Learning and assessment resource to improve practice?
The aim of this overview is to support professionals to develop approaches to support LGBT pupils, and those from LGBT families.
It should be used in the context of a broader health and wellbeing programme and may assist establishments to meet their legal obligations to promote equality and tackle prejudiced-based discrimination.
- To what extent do practitioners and pupils understand what it means to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?
- How well does our school community help young people of all genders feel valued, accepted and included?
- How can our school community promote equality and wellbeing of LGBT pupils and those who live within LGBT families?
- As practitioners do we tackle prejudiced based bullying effectively?
Explore this Learning and assessment resource
This overview provides links to some of the policies, guidance and resources to support establishments to develop their own policies and practice to provide a safe, inclusive environment for all learners and to meet their legislative responsibilities. It can be used to support PSE (Personal and Social Education) programmes and in developing approaches to prevent prejudiced-based bullying. Respect for All materials can also support establishments to ensure all types of families feel welcome and accepted.
Training is offered by LGBT Youth Scotland, Stonewall and Respectme
Downloads and links (some of these are on external websites)
PDF file: Supporting Transgender Young People - on LGBT Youth website
PDF file: Curriculum Inclusion LGBT Mapping Across Curriculum for Excellence - on LGBT Youth website
Other related materials:
Equality Act 2010: Chapter 1 - Protected characteristics - on Legislation.gov website
Review and Reports:
Other Relevant Documents:
Stonewall has published a number of documents including: