Entries by Shaun Dellenty from 06/2012

Homophobic Bullying is Finally on the Education Agenda - but are Small Steps Enough?

| Posted 06.20.2012 | UK Universities & Education

To NCSL and OFSTED I say thank you for putting homophobic bullying on the agenda, now let us all be courageous, make a difference and change the lives of countless children (and also of many teachers and parents) for the better. Let our schools lead the world on this vital issue. Schools that fully include and represent all pupils see standards rise - what better driver could we need?

Headteachers and Homophobic Bullying - It's Time To Face Up To The Fear

| Posted 06.26.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The fear that a child who is singled out for homophobic bullying feels has the potential to damage them for life. However fearful school leaders may be, the needs of the pupils in our care must take precedence over our own doubts, fears and beliefs.