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The Schools Out National Conference for LGBT History Month (and AGM)
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM - Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM (PST)
Manchester, United Kingdom
New! See our itinerary for the day here
Where and when:
Number 46 http://www.manchester.ac.uk/medialibrary/maps/campusmap.pdf
Upper Brook St
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9:30-5:00AM
Understanding gender and sexuality is essential for new teachers, long standing teachers, heterosexual teachers and lesbian, gay bisexual or trans teachers. It is also vital to understand in order to meet new legal and Ofsted requirements.
This one day conference will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make your school safer, more inclusive, and more celebratory of the rich diversity within your school. It is open to all those in education, from Primary through to Higher Education. The theme this year is science, technology engineering and maths though we welcome people from every discipline.
The day will involve hearing from key speakers, including Ofsted some VIPs, interactive workshops, watching exclusive LGBT theatre in education performances and culminating in a lively debate in the evening on the theme- This house would welcome the discovery of the 'Gay Gene'. The day will also include the School's Out AGM, and voting in the new trustees.
By purchasing your ticket, you are also entitled to attend pre-conference seminars on the week leading up the the conference, as well as access on the Sunday (3rd) to the Museum of Science and Industry's Alan Turing event (including a highly acclaimed drama performance of Alan Turing's life).
Book early to avoid disappointment
This event is kindly sponsored by the National Union of Teachers http://www.nut.org.uk/ and
Community and Youth Work Studies and the School of Education at the University of Manchester
When & Where
Schools Out and LGBT Youth North West
OUR SCHOOLS OUT AIMS ARE:
- To provide both a formal and informal support network for all people who want to raise the issue of homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism in education.
- To campaign on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues as they affect education and those in education.
- To research, debate and stimulate curriculum development on LGBT issues.