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Equality and diversity information, guidance and useful links

Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single act, making the law easier to understand and strengthening protection in some situations. It sets out the different ways in which it’s unlawful to treat someone. Further information on the equality act and how it affects schools can be found on the government's Equality Act 2010: advice for schools.

Equality and diversity research
Useful guidance and research into LGBT people's experiences of discrimination and public attitudes towards LGBT equality.

Stonewall has produced key documents such as the teacher report and the school report. Both provide important information for teachers and school staff.

Also Sheffield Hallam University has produced a dissertation on understanding and responding to homophobia and bullying.

Derbyshire Schools Net

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