Northern Ireland: LGBT+ Training for all Derry Schools

Free LGBT+ Training for all Derry Schools Free Derry Museum 7th March We at Schools OUT UK, through our project OUTing the Past, together with several partners in Northern Ireland, helped put together the first exhibition of Northern Ireland of LGBT + history. It was launched at the Museum of Free Derry who saw the […]

LGBT+ History: Lessons for and from our trainee teachers

University of Manchester History PGCE by Thomas Donnai, University of Manchester History PGCE and Dr. Jeff Evans, Manchester University, Schools OUT UK. Visits to countless schools over the past 3 years, and scrutiny of countless curricula seem to confirm one thing to me: we don’t ‘do’ LGBT History very well in schools. Of real concern […]

Relationships and Sex Education: What should schools do?

by Freddie Whittaker (Schools Week) Draft statutory guidance on the new relationships and sex education curriculum has finally been published. The 38-page document sets out the things primary and secondary schools will have to teach from September 2020, but also includes some instructions on how the new curriculum should be administered. Here’s what the guidance says schools should […]

The Proud Trust – What is the problem with football? IDAHOBIT

The Proud Trust has published some excellent downloadable resources ahead of IDAHOBIT (17th May) and this summer’s football World Cup. What is the Problem with Football?   Given that 2018 is a World Cup year, our free educational resource for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT, 17 May) takes a look at the […]

The Bodleian has made a start on a reading list for LGBT History Month

With thanks to the good people at www.goodreads.com If you have any suggestions to add (and the list is by no means comprehensive) please let them and us, know. Suffolk’s libraries have come up with their own list.

Launch Day Teachers' Event – Raising Awareness of LGBT+ issues (With Professor Sue Sanders of Schools OUT UK)

Teachers’ Event  – Raising Awareness of LGBT+ issues With Professor Sue Sanders of Schools OUT UK   Date: 8 Nov 2017 Time: 4.30-6pm Location: Museum of Liverpool Suitable for: adults Booking: Free event, pre-booking is essential Part of the Launch of LGBT History Month 2018 at the Museum of Liverpool Hosted by Schools OUT UK,  this CPD event is designed to […]

Gaby Baby – School Action Toolkit

Australia’s first comprehensive education resource to represent same-sex parented families. The School Action Toolkit is a PDHPE (Y5–10) resource that explores family diversity in a fun & insightful way, using stories drawn from GAYBY BABY. Beyond the classroom, it provides staff with strategies to make their school community a safe & inclusive space for all […]

The Pink Promotion! Monday 18th November – 10 years since repeal of Clause 28

The Pink Promotion! Monday 18th November – 10 years since 28…Wear a pink item of clothing on the Monday 18th November To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the repeal of Section 28, the law which banned the ‘promotion’ and ‘publication’ of anything supporting a LGBT ‘pretend lifestyle’ we would like everyone in the UK to wear pink, the symbol of diversity.