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Upcoming Training Courses

Please find below details of our current training offer, including course details, downloadable flyers and booking links. Any of these courses can be delivered in-house, and we are always happy to prepare bespoke training courses, to meet your exacting needs, if required – contact us at training@theproudtrust.org

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    A one day training course, that will encourage primary schools to become more LGBT+ inclusive (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), by

    • Offering a deep exploration and explanation of current appropriate terminology across a range of identities;
    • Giving real life examples of the school experience of LGBT+ young people, and those from LGBT+ families;
    • Giving the skills, tools and knowledge to confidently and consistently recognise, challenge and prevent LGBTphobic language and behaviours;
    • Discussing how to meet the legal, Ofsted and moral obligations to  doing LGBT+ inclusion work;
    • Showcasing a series of age-appropriate and recommended resources for creating LGBT+ inclusive lessons and schools.

    This course is aimed at, and is appropriate for, all primary education professionals, including teachers, Head Teachers, SLT, school governors and teaching assistants.

    Cost £125* plus VAT per delegate.

    *Rainbow Flag Award member schools – two complimentary places on this course are included in your membership package. Further places are available to you for £100 each plus VAT, enter your discount code at the point of booking.

    This course is a good starting point and overview of improvements that can be made across all Rainbow Flag Award sections. Attendance of at least two people from your school on this course is also a requirement of the red Skilled Teacher section.

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    A one day training course, that will encourage secondary schools and colleges to become more LGBT+ inclusive (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), by

    • Offering a deep exploration and explanation of current appropriate terminology across a range of identities;
    • Giving real life examples of the school experience of LGBT+ young people, and those from LGBT+ families;
    • Giving the skills, tools and knowledge to confidently and consistently recognise, challenge and prevent LGBTphobic language and behaviours;
    • Discussing how to meet the legal, Ofsted and moral obligations to doing LGBT+ inclusion work;
    • Showcasing a series of age-appropriate and recommended resources for creating LGBT+ inclusive lessons and schools.

    This course is aimed at, and is appropriate for, all secondary or further education professionals, including teaching staff, Head Teachers or Principals, SLT, governors and teaching assistants.

    Cost £125* plus VAT per delegate.

    *Rainbow Flag Award member schools and colleges – two complimentary places on this course are included in your membership package. Further places are available to you for £100 each plus VAT, enter your discount code at the point of booking.

    This course is a good starting point and overview of improvements that can be made across all Rainbow Flag Award sections. Attendance of at least two people from your school or college on this course is a requirement of the red Skilled Teacher section.

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    We are receiving an increasing number of requests from primary schools to guide them appropriately to support any trans, gender variant or non-binary children or young people in their care. These requests tend to be reactive, in response to a child or young person “coming out”. We believe that a proactive approach is needed, having the systems, support and education in place, acknowledging the inevitability that a trans, gender variant or non-binary child or young person is already attending your school.

    This one day training course will:

    • Be an in depth exploration of gender and gender identity;
    • Give delegates an appropriate set of terminology pertaining to trans, gender variant and non-binary identities;
    • Explore myths and critique the misrepresentation of trans, gender variant and non-binary people in popular culture and the media;
    • Understand at the legal, Oftsed and moral obligations of a primary school to meet the needs of a trans, gender variant or non-binary child in their care;
    • Offer appropriate signposting to organisations that can offer support to a trans child and their family;
    • Identify practical solutions to help create an inclusive primary school environment.

    Attendance on this course will also provide you with a complimentary copy of “Alien Nation“, our book for use with KS2 children, that explores gender, gender expression, gender expectations as well as introducing important trans terminology. This book in turn gives you access to free further wrap-around learning resources.

    This course is aimed at, and is appropriate for, all primary education professionals, including teachers, Head Teachers, SLT, school governors and teaching assistants.

    Cost £130* plus VAT per delegate.

    *Rainbow Flag Award member schools £104 plus VAT per delegate, enter your discount code at the point of booking. This course will give you the skills and resources to better meet the standards in the red Skilled Teacher, green Inclusive Curriculum and blue Pastoral Support sections.

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    We are receiving an increasing number of requests from schools, and other organisations, to guide them appropriately to support any trans, gender variant or non-binary children or young people accessing their services. These requests tend to be reactive, in response to a young person “coming out”. We believe that a proactive approach is needed, having the systems, support and knowledge in place, acknowledging the inevitability that a trans, gender variant or non-binary child or young person is already attending your school, or accessing your provision.

    A one day training course that will:

    • Using experiences of young people, be an in depth exploration of, and focusing only, on gender and gender identity;
    • Give delegates an appropriate set of terminology pertaining to trans, gender variant and non-binary identities;
    • Explore myths and critique the misrepresentation of trans, gender variant and non-binary people in popular culture and the media;
    • Look at the legal, Oftsed and moral obligations of an organisation to meet the needs of a trans, gender variant or non-binary child in their care, or accessing their services;
    • Offer appropriate signposting to organisations that can offer support to a trans young person and their family;
    • Give delegates the confidence and skills to recognise and appropriately challenge transphobic language and behaviours.

    This course is aimed at, and is appropriate for, all professionals working with young people, including (but not limited to), secondary school teachers and staff, college staff, youth workers, healthcare professionals, social workers and uniformed services.

    Cost £125* plus VAT per delegate.

    *Rainbow Flag Award member schools £100 plus VAT per delegate, enter your discount code at the point of booking. This course will give you the skills and resources to better meet the standards in the red Skilled Teacher, green Inclusive Curriculum and blue Pastoral Support sections.

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    A one day training course, that will encourage youth organisations to become more LGBT+ inclusive (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities), by:

    • Offering a deep exploration and explanation of current appropriate
      terminology across a range of identities;
    • Giving real life examples of the experiences of LGBT+ young people, and
      those from LGBT+ families;
    • Giving the skills, tools and knowledge to confidently and consistently
      recognise and challenge LGBTphobic language and behaviours;
    • Exploring the legal, Ofsted and moral standpoints on doing LGBT+ inclusion work
    • Showcasing a series of age-appropriate and recommended resources for
      creating LGBT+ inclusive sessions, environments and organisations.

    This course is aimed at, and is appropriate for, all professionals working with young people, including (but not limited to), secondary school teachers and staff, college staff, youth workers, healthcare professionals, social workers and uniformed services.

    Cost £125 plus VAT per delegate.

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    Sexuality aGender v2 is a brand new, pioneering resource pack. It is NOT a sexual health package for LGBT+ young people, it is an inclusive pack for ALL young people.

    The Proud Trust has an extensive history of working with LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, plus other related identities) young people. Over the years, these LGBT+ young people have consistently told us that the sexual health information they have received in mainstream education has not been meeting their needs, for a variety of reasons.

    Sexuality aGender v2 will enable you to engage with young people in a meaningful conversation about gender identity, sexuality and sexual health. This will in turn help them explore who they are and what they want, in a safe, supported way, free from assumptions.

    Delegates will receive a Sexuality aGender v2 toolkit (cost without training £35 inc. VAT) to take away and deliver in their settings.

    Usual cost £140* plus VAT per delegate, however, This training event is subsidised, thanks to The Tampon Tax Fund via the Government Office for Civil Society. However a small fee of £49 plus VAT is asked, to cover the cost of the Sexuality aGender resource pack production.

    *RAINBOW FLAG AWARD member schools usually £112 plus VAT (now £39.20 plus VAT) per delegate, enter your discount code at the point of booking. This course will give you the skills and resources to better meet the standards in the green Inclusive Curriculum and blue Pastoral Support sections.

For all training bookings, cancellations received 14 days or more before the training is due to start will not be charged or will receive a full refund if payment has already been received. Cancellations received after this date may incur a part of the cost, or incur the full cost of the training place(s). This is at the discretion of The Proud Trust, and we reserve the right to invoice organisations for outstanding fees owed for late cancellation or for failure to attend training.


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