This document provides guidance for the following questions: What are school districts' legal responsibilities under state and federal anti-discrimination laws? What are some examples of discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity?
Every child in every school has the right to learn free from the fear of bullying, whatever form that bullying may take. Everyone involved in a child's education needs to work together to ensure this is the case.
This toolkit has been developed as one of a number of equality projects covering a range of issues. It follows research to identify policy, practice, awareness and confidence around dealing with homophobic incidents.
The Welcoming Schools Guide is a comprehensive resource that facilitates the creation of fully inclusive, respectful and supportive elementary school environments for all students and their families.
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families.
Teachers and students can use this guide to address and prevent violence. School violence is an immensely complex issue and thus requires numerous factors to be addressed.
The Health Promoting Schools Framework for Action provides an evidence framework to assist the growth and development of the concept of health promoting schools in the Region.
This booklet contains a series of tables to help you assess your school’s policies and programmes in its journey towards becoming a health promoting school. Feel free to use this tool to identify gaps and to track your actions. It is recommended that progress be reviewed every six months.
The issue of HIV and AIDS is a serious global issue that affects girls and boys, women and men, from all communities. Girls and women are particularly vulnerable to contracting HIV which can develop into AIDS.
This Manual is designed to be used to guide the conduct of a 6-day Trainer of Trainers workshop for approximately 20 participants. It is primarily instructor-led but may be used for self-paced learning by persons in the early childhood field.