National Guidance and Signposting
Access national guidance from a range of sources – including The Scottish Government, The National Parent Forum of Scotland and teaching unions – and find signposting opportunities.
Scottish Government Policy and Guidance
Guidance Note to Education Authorities on LGBT Inclusive Education
This joint guidance note from The Scottish Government and COSLA details the national commitment to delivering LGBT Inclusive Education.
LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group Report to the Scottish Ministers
This report contains the full recommendations made by the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group, which were accepted in 2018 by The Scottish Government. These recommendations underpin the national policy approach for the implementation of LGBT Inclusive Education throughout 2021 and beyond.
Supporting Transgender Pupils In Schools
This guidance from The Scottish Government contains real-life examples, best practice and advice on a wide range of issues that are known to affect transgender pupils including bullying, safety and privacy.
Information for Parents and Carers
This fact sheet from The National Parent Forum of Scotland provides information for parents and carers about what LGBT Inclusive Education is.
This resource explains what’s happening in schools, what parents and carers can expect their child to learn about, and how to get involved in their child’s learning.
Trade Union Guidance
This guidance is intended to inform and support EIS members who identify as LGBT specifically, as well as EIS members generally, on issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Equality for Trans Teachers Scotland
The NASUWT believes that all pupils/students and staff in schools and colleges have a right to learn and work in a safe and secure environment where they are treated with dignity and feel valued and respected.
This guidance aims to provide an overview of the law and to support employers of teachers to ensure their workplaces are trans-inclusive.