Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Education Department, Schools Division, 2006. 22 p.
Authors: 
O'Loan, Sara
McMillan, Fergus
Motherwell, Suzanne
Bell, Alan
Arshad, Rowena
Organizations: 
LGBT Youth Scotland
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Homophobic bullying in educational institutions
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The objectives of the research are: - To identify current policy in relation to homophobic incidents in Scottish schools, both from the perspectives of EAs and school staff; - To identify current practice in dealing with homophobic incidents in Scottish schools, both from the perspectives of EAs and school staff; - To determine awareness levels of homophobic incidents amongst EAs and school staff; - To determine confidence levels amongst school staff in dealing with homophobic incidents; - To determine confidence levels amongst school staff in discussing antihomophobia and LGBT issues with pupils; - To gain information about possible confidence building measures for school staff to ensure a consistent effective approach to recognizing and dealing with homophobic incidents.
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