Posted by William Bartoli-Edwards, Paralegal
Whose rights are more fundamental when teaching on same-sex relationships?
The Department of Education (DfE) wants all independent schools to teach equality of same-sex relationships. That teaching would be consistent with Ofsted’s requirement for schools to understand and respect different lifestyle choices. However, the proposed move from recommending the teaching as good practice to making it compulsory by 2020 has angered some parts of the independent sector.