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Homophobic bullying in Britainís schools: the teachersí report, 10/03/09 [E/S/W]

Report of a YouGov survey commissioned by Stonewall on teachers' perspectives on homophobic bullying.

Among the findings were:

  • nine in ten secondary school teachers and more than two in five primary school teachers say children and young people, regardless of their sexual orientation, currently experience homophobic bullying;
  • secondary school teachers say that homophobic bullying is the second most frequent form of bullying;
  • nine in ten teachers and non-teaching staff at secondary and primary schools have never received any
    specific training on how to prevent and respond to homophobic bullying;
  • half of secondary school teachers who are aware of homophobic bullying in their schools say the vast majority of incidents go unreported.

For full details see Homophobic bullying in Britainís schools which is available from the Stonewall website.

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Homophobic bullying in Britainís schools