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Pride and Progress: Making Schools LGBT+ Inclusive Spaces

Pride and Progress: Making Schools LGBT+ Inclusive Spaces

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LGBT Issues | Teacher Resources

May 2023 | 144 pages | Corwin UK

Pride & Progress began as a podcast created to amplify the voices of LGBT+ educators and allies.  This book builds upon the podcast’s success to create an essential guide for teachers and educators who want to make their educational spaces LGBT+ inclusive.
The book combines academic theory and the lived experiences of our guests to explore ten key themes. Each chapter explores one of these themes, providing the knowledge, language and strategies that schools need to make their educational spaces inclusive for all.

LGBT+ history (section 28)
Representation and visibility
Professional identity

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1 - Pride and Progress

Adam Brett

Dr Adam Brett is a secondary teacher, ITT course leader and LGBT+ researcher. Adam has taught in secondary schools for 13 years and recently completed his education doctorate, exploring the ways in which LGBT+ teachers experience their school environments. Adam’s continued research is inspired by his own experience of growing up gay under Section 28, and he is interested in the ways in which heteronormativity can be disrupted to create more inclusive spaces for all. More About Author

Jo Brassington

Jo Brassington is a non-binary educator, currently teaching in primary schools. For their whole career, Jo has been interested in how their identity as an LGBT+ educator intersects with their professional identity as a teacher. Along with Adam, they co-founded the Pride and Progress platform and podcast to elevate the voices of LGBT+ educators, and make our educational spaces more inclusive. Jo has delivered guest talks and training for several schools, universities, LGBT+ organisations and charities. More About Author

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