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Homophobic bullying resources
General bullying resources
Resources for young people
Resources for parents and families
Resources for teachers

In this section you can find details of resources covering issues around bullying in general and homophobic bullying in particular.

Homophobic bullying resources

EACH - Educational Action Challenging Homophobia

EACH is a national, charitable organisation, established in 2001 and set up to challenge homophobia through education.

Email: info@eachaction.org.uk
Web: www.eachaction.org.uk

Schools Out! National

Schools Out is an organisation for LGBT people working in education. Their website includes a model policy for dealing with homophobic bullying.

BM Schools Out! National
London WC1N 3XX
Email: secretary@schools-out.org.uk
Web: www.schools-out.org.uk

They Don't Even Know Me - Understanding Anti-Gay Harassment and Violence in Schools

This report, produced by the Safe Schools Coalition of Washington State, details the findings of over 100 interviews with young people about homophobic harassment and violence.

Click on the link below
www.safeschools-wa.org/theydontevenknowme.pdf

Safe Schools Coalition - Bullying, Harassment and School-based Violence

List of resources, some of which have been adapted for the UK, covering issues around anti-LGBT bullying.

Click on the link below
www.safeschools-wa.org

General bullying resources

BBC Online - Bullying in schools

This is a useful resource with information for young people, parents and teachers covering a range of issues around bullying in schools.

Click on the link below
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bullying

Tackling Bullying - Listening to the views of Children and Young People

This is the summary report of research conducted by Childline that looks at what children and young people believe should be done to decrease bullying.

Click on the link below
www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/bullysum.pdf

Bullying - Symptons, Solutions and Strategies That Work

Report of the 2001 Childline conference on bullying.

Click on the link below
www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/BullyingConferenceReport2001.pdf

Don't Suffer In Silence - an anti-bullying pack for schools

This pack, produced by the Department for Education and Skills, explores issues around bullying and suggests strategies that enable schools to deal with the problem effectively. It also covers homophobic bullying, with information about school's legal obligation to challenge and prevent bullying based on actual or perceived sexual orientation.

Click on the link below
www.dfes.gov.uk/bullying/pack/02.pdf

Resources for young people

Let's Stop Bullying - Advice for Young People

This guide is produced by the Scottish Executive, and offers helpful information about what you can do if you are being bullied and recommends sources of support.

Click on the link below
www.scotland.gov.uk/library2/doc04/lsby-00.htm

Bullying - Information for Primary School Pupils

Leaflet produced by Childline offering advice to primary age children who are being bullied or know know someone who is being bullied at school.

Click on the link below
www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/info-bullying-primary.pdf

Bullying - Information for Secondary School Pupils

Leaflet produced by Childline offering advice to young people at secondary school who are being bullied or know someone who is being bullied.

Click on the link below
www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/info-bullying-secondary.pdf

Resources for parents and families

Let's Stop Bullying - Advice for Parents and Families

This guide is produced by the Scottish Executive and provides information and advice about what to do if a young person is being bullied at school.

Click on the link below
www.scotland.gov.uk/library2/doc04/lsbp-00.htm

Resources for teachers

Challenging Homophobia - FPA Scotland

This pack is aimed at teachers, youth workers and health and social care staff. This is an excellent resource and contains a video, training handouts and exercises that form a three-day course exploring issues around homophobia.

Available from:

FPA
2-12 Pentoville Road
London N1 9FP
Telephone: 01865 719 418

Cost: £19.99 plus £5 p&p

Safe for All: A best practice guide to prevent homophobic bullying in secondary schools

Commissioned by the C21 Project and written by the Institute of Education, this guide is based on what schools are already doing to successfully tackle homophobic bullying. It shows how schools can use the National Healthy Schools Standards framework to deal with this issue.

Available from:

C21 Project / Stonewall
46 Grovesnor Gardens
London
SW1W 0EB
Telephone: 020 7881 9440
Email: info@c21project.org.uk
Cost: £2 for schools; £5 for others

ILES Improving the Learning Environment in Schools through Bullying and Discipline Strategies

This publication is intended to assist teachers who responsibility for co-ordinating the development of bullying policies and for reviewing classroom strategies aimed at helping pupils to consider their own behaviour and the effect it can have on others.

Click on the link below
www.eis.org.uk/ILESmanual.PDF

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