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Resources for Teachers

Anti-Bulling Alliance offer some guidance for schools on preventing and responding to sexist, sexual and transphobic bullying. They wish to make it safe to learn for all young people, by embedding anti-bullying work within schools.

Brook Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool equips teachers to recognise forms on inappropriate sexual behaviour among young people, such as abuse.

Child Net International have lesson plans for secondary schools teachers when dealing with Cyber bullying and internet safety

They also have a guide to help preventing cyber bullying with different ways in which to achieve this.

Digizen have a short video based about cyber bullying.

The Classroom is an website that focuses on schools and gives information to teachers and other professionals when it comes to addressing the topic of LGBT in the classroom. Their pack gives information for governors, senior members of staff, the management team and Head’s, as well as teachers and other school staff.

Crown Prosecution Service LGBT hate crime pack contain lesson plans and activities for teachers wishing to address transphobic, biphobic and homophobic bullying. It also aims to empower students to challenge this behaviour and teach them about the legislation relating to LGBT hate crimes, and the consequences of acting in this hateful way.

DCSF (Department for Children Schools and Families) now DfE (Department for Education), have produced Guidance for schools on preventing and responding to sexist, sexual and transphobic bullying

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) have resources, including lesson plans, practical strategies, activity ideas and guidance for challenging homophobic, sexist and cyberbullying.

They also have two documents which are free to download. They are: 10 things your school can do to challenge homophobia and10 things you can do to challenge homophobia

Educate and Celebrate works with schools to make them LGBT friendly.

EHRC (Equality and Human Rights Commission) produced Technical Guidance for Schools in England. Whilst general, it includes specific trans examples.

Equality Challenge Unit produced guidance about Trans staff and students in HE, (revised) May 2010.

Intercom Trust, produced Cornwall Schools Transgender Guidance. The guidance covers how to include and make appropriate provision for young trans people in a school environment.

It’s Pronounced Metrosexual is an excellent social justice resource with plenty of trans and LGBQ material available free as creative commons, suitable for many settings and often humorous.

LGBT History Month runs every February, encouraging a wide diversity of events and celebrations of LGBT lives.

Sex and relationship education forum offer resources for primary, secondary and college teachers on issues surrounding sex and relationships.

Schools Out have many resources for teachers and students to address homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

Stonewall have many resources for people in both primary and secondary schools. They have links to posters, lesson plans, and many more.

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