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Equality guidance for schools

22 July 2013

In June 2013, The Equality and Human Rights Commission published the Equality Act Codes of Practice and Technical Guidance. It outlines the requirements those working in schools and helps protect their pupils from discrimination and promotes equality.

Equality Act Codes of Practice and Technical Guidance

Technical Guidance for Schools in England

Reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils

This guidance is all contained in the wider 'equality guidance for education providers' document, to view this click here.

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Blogs

The role of benchmarking in setting pay in schools

The use of salary benchmarking data is common place in most sectors in the UK and it’s great to see that CST’s salary survey for school trusts is growing with a higher number of participating organisations and included job roles. This years’ survey includes over 2000 job roles and 147 participating organisations.

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Legal updates

Hair discrimination – stop pupils being unfairly singled-out for their appearance

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHCR) has issued new, non-statutory guidance regarding the wearing of natural or protective hairstyles, specifically in reference to their representation in uniform, behaviour or standalone appearance policies. This guidance has been designed to complement and enhance the guidance already given on school uniform and Equality Act 2010.

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Legal updates

School complaint management - exploring a new way forward

There’s greater opportunity than ever for parents, carers and guardians to voice any concerns they have relating to their child’s education and for their concerns to be heard and to be taken seriously.

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Guides

Virtual AGMs

This guidance has been prepared to support academy trusts (Trusts) who want to hold a fully virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) or a hybrid AGM, as we know that Trusts may want to be prepared for future disruption as well as having a general interest in holding more meetings virtually.

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