Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Teachers working under unprecedented pressure during lockdown were subject to abuse from parents. Across Tayside and Fife there were 23 reported incidents of written or verbal abuse of school staff by adults out with the school … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Teachers given ‘dog’s abuse’ as they strived to educate pupils from home during lockdown
More than four in 10 LGBT+ teachers in UK schools have personally experienced homophobia, biphobia or transphobia at work, teacher’s union NASUWT has found.
Racist behaviour by staff in Scottish schools is going unreported, according to the country's national teaching watchdog. New figures from the General Teaching Council for Scotland show it only received one report of racist behaviour by a teacher in the past five years, despite growing concern over the issue.
Shocking incidents of casual racism in Scottish schools have been highlighted in a landmark report on the lack of teachers from black and ethnic minority backgrounds.
A leading children’s health charity is partnering with Scottish universities to ensure that future generations of teachers in Scotland have the skills and understanding to support children’s mental health.