What can schools do to meet their legal requirements and ensure staff are treated equally, irrespective of sexuality. Legal expert Paul Maddock (@lgbt_lawyer) advises.
The introduction of the Equality Act in 2010 was a landmark legal development designed to offer workers fair protection from discrimination. However, at a recent conference hosted by the NASUWT teachers’ union, research suggested that the majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teachers have been subjected to discrimination during their careers because of their sexuality. – See more at: http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/the-hunt-for-lgbt-equality-in-schools