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Equality law update (including gender reassignment) for Academies and Maintained Schools

February 27- 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Nicola Tarmey and Catherine Harris provide an important update on Equality law, and discuss how this impacts requirements of those in the Academies and Schools sector.

Tuesday 27 February 2024

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10:00am - 11:30am

Academies & MATs

Free

Webinar

Those working in the Academies and Maintained Schools (AMS) sector frequently need to respond to and manage equality related issues.

This is due to the range of characteristics and needs of pupils, including those relating to race, religion and belief, SEN and disability, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Join us as our experts provide an update on the laws around equality and guidance to help schools stay aware of their legal duties.

Who should attend?

This free session is open to those working in the AMS sector including:

  • Headteachers/Principals
  • The Senior Leadership Team and other school staff
  • Governors
  • Trustees
  • Governance Professionals
  • Clerks.

Our experts will be covering…

  • A refresher of the main equality law duties of AMS schools
  • An update on the key developments in this area of law over the last year
  • A discussion of the Department for Education’s consultation on Gender questioning children: Draft schools and colleges guidance
  • The Equality and Human Right’s Commission Technical Guidance for Schools
  • Issues relating to school uniform and an update on the Public Sector Equality Duty.

    Our speakers for this session are…

    Nicola Tamey

    Nicola Tarmey

    Associate – Regulatory Compliance

    VWV

    Catherine Harris

    Catherine Harris

    Solicitor – Regulatory Compliance

    VWV

    Nicola Tarmey and Catherine Harris provide an important update on Equality law, and discuss how this impacts requirements of those in the Academies and Schools sector.

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    Details

    Date:
    February 27
    Time:
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Event Category:
    Website:
    https://vwvlegal.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Y77B11q2SUKVQ-AhmKhqkA