“Human rights are universal, indivisible and interdependent. They are not reserved for the few — they apply to everyone, everywhere. It is essential to reaffirm this fundamental principle and join forces to make it a reality.”
– Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
Over the last two decades, education leaders and policymakers have increasingly recognized LGBTI+ youth as a vulnerable group within and beyond school settings. The COVID-19 Pandemic has once again brought educators and educational leaders to the cusp and forefront of change. Many schools have either implemented or are beginning to implement policies and practices designed to ensure all students feel safe and welcome. After all, education
is a formidable force in the emancipation of those who are subjected to cruel and mindless social injustice, hate, prejudice, discrimination, and bigotry in our societies. In the 6th Issue
of the Transforming Education Newsletter,
we present to you Cody Freeman
‘s article from .ed Magazine — a quarterly curated issue-based digital magazine for educators.
featured article of the week to find out how the pandemic has exacerbated problems of LGBTI+ youth and how your actions, as educators, can mitigate the barriers and challenges faced by young people. Cody Freeman provides you with actionable insights on how you can leverage the disruption to rebuild an inclusive educational setting for LGBTI+ youth.
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