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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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Guides

Developing a whole school approach to flexible working

Timewise recently conducted a Teaching Pioneers Programme in eight secondary schools across three multi-academy trusts which Browne Jacobson was able to support, along with others.

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Published articles

What changing government policy means for faith academies

The much-anticipated Schools Bill has finally been published and a significant section of it deals specifically with putting into legislation certain protections and guarantees historically granted to the faith academies sector.

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Understanding the three major changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022

This webinar is suitable for senior leaders in education settings, including CEOs, COOs and CFOs, head teachers and principals, directors and heads of HR, designated safeguarding leads, governors and Trustees.

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Legal updates

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022: Online searches for shortlisted candidates

The two biggest changes in the new safeguarding guidance revolve around sourcing high quality governor and trustee training and the new requirement to carry out online searches for shortlisted candidates. This article focuses on how and when to carry out online searches. In the coming week we will follow up with everything you need to consider when sourcing high quality governor or trustee training.

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