Gender identity awareness half-day workshops for staff

Provider
Think2Speak
Introduction

Staff training looking at Gender Identity Awareness. This training can be used as evidence towards helping you achieve SMSC.

Outcomes

The training provides staff with:

  • a greater awareness of The Equality Act 2010 as it relates to the protected characteristics of gender and gender reassignment
  • access to a number of implementable practical strategies to help students who are openly transgender, gender-diverse or gender-questioning
  • a greater awareness of research into transgender, gender-diverse and gender-questioning young people
  • access to a number of implementable practical strategies to help students explore gender stereotyping and the effects such stereotyping has on the confidence and emotional wellbeing of their peers
  • a greater awareness of the links between existing school policies, delivery of an inclusive curriculum and the need to use acceptable terminology with regards to gender in classroom and playground settings
Service Description

Workshops provide training for professionals on how to support transgender, gender-diverse and gender-questioning students, as well as empowering staff to deliver lessons on gender identity and stereotyping to students.

Availability

Workshops are available to book throughout the year and can be delivered throughout the school year.

T2S has a team of fully qualified, highly experienced trainers who can cover all locations across Lincolnshire.

Responses to enquiries are provided within 5 working days.

Benefits

The Gender Identity Awareness Workshops will

  • encourage professionals to work towards fostering a whole school approach to gender equality and inclusion
  • help professionals develop a nuanced awareness of legislation (including the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and the Equality Act 2010) that determines professionals can ensure transgender, gender-diverse and gender-questioning students are treated equally in classroom and playground settings
  • allow professionals to explore the concept of gender fluidity and the gender spectrum
  • provide opportunities to examine examples of best practice and policies from schools from across the UK and potential policy and National Curriculum development opportunities
  • provide key practical strategies for supporting transgender, gender-diverse and gender-questioning students in classroom and playground settings that can be implemented quickly
  • provide a number of ideas to help professionals explore gender stereotypes and gender identity with their students in an open, engaging, interactive and age-appropriate manner through linking to the existing National Curriculum
  • provide links to key resources that can be used by professionals to explore gender identity and gender stereotyping in the classroom
  • highlight the link between delivering excellent pastoral care and greater self-esteem levels in transgender, gender-diverse and gender-questioning students
Cost

£595 hosted by school plus mileage
£145 per delegate when hosted by Think2Speak
Discounts available for Think2Speak member schools

Contact and how to book

Book this training

Please provide as much information as possible. Stay Safe Partnership will aim to confirm within 5 working days.

Telephone: 01522 550665

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