A reference to a person who has a particular protected characteristic is a reference to a man or to a woman; a reference to persons who share a protected characteristic is a reference to persons of the same sex.

How can we ensure that people of all sexes are treated fairly and feel like they belong in our schools?

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The Academy of Women's Leadership

Our aim is to create women who are courageous, resilient and effective in their leadership.

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The Association of International Educators and Leaders of Color (AIELOC) is devoted to amplifying the work of international educators and leaders of color with a focus on advocacy, learning, and research.

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Alternative Curriculum

Alternative Curriculum is a not-for-profit learning platform run by a group of like-minded individuals, educators and teachers, working together to create free online resources.

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Association for Science Education

The Association for Science Education (ASE) is an active membership body that has been supporting all those involved in science education from pre-school to higher education for over 100 years.

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Be Her Lead

Be Her Lead trains female-identifying teachers to run workshops for girls to support confidence, wellbeing and aspirations.

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Beyond Equality

Beyond Equality specialises in working with men and boys towards gender equality, healthier relationships and more positive masculinities.

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Black Business Institute (BBI)

BBI is the first Black Business Institute in the UK, focused on promoting a fairer society by boosting BME entrepreneuralism.

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Bold Voices

Bold Voices is a social enterprise preparing and empowering young people at school and university to recognise and tackle rape culture.

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DEI & You Consulting

Our mission is to unlock individual potential by creating an efficient and inclusive organisational culture.

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Diverse History UK

Diverse History UK provide educational consultancy and resource production services to address diversification of school curricula.

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Dove Self-Esteem Project

We believe every young person should grow up feeling confident about their looks. That’s why we’ve developed Confident Me, a set of evidence-based resources.

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Educate and Celebrate

Our vision is to build a future of inclusion and social justice. We do this by equipping you and your communities with the knowledge, skills and confidence to embed gender, gender identity and sexual orientation into the fabric of your organisation.

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Educating for Equality

We are an education consultancy who aim to be at the forefront of research developments in the field of ‘race’ and gender to ensure that young people are taught to be global citizens.

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Educational Equity Services

Educational Equity Services provides consultancy services built on three pillars: research, capacity-development and institutional support.

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The Equality Academy

The Equality Academy is committed to supporting conscious leadership in a diverse world through training, facilitation, coaching and consultancy.

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EQuality Training

EQuality Training is an innovative, vibrant company that designs and delivers tailored training in equality & diversity, inclusive practice and leadership.

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EquALLIES builds on the strength of diversity by empowering individuals to lead self and others, creating happier people, inclusive organisations and communities.

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The Female Lead

The Female Lead is an educational charity dedicated to finding the factors that limit women’s choices, fulfilment, and success.

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The Feminist Shop

I am a children’s author, currently working on my first adult’s non fiction, a public speaker and co-founder of The Feminist Shop – an ethical brand that educates on the topic of feminism.

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Flexible Teacher Talent

Flexible Teacher Talent was set up in 2016 by Lucy Rose and Lindsay Patience initially to stem the flow of women aged 30-39 leaving the education profession or stepping down from leadership roles.

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We believe that achieving equality will ensure a better, fairer, more prosperous society for all.

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Gender Action

Gender Action is an award programme which promotes and supports a whole-school approach to challenging stereotypes.

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Girls on Board

Girls on Board is an approach which helps girls, their parents and their teachers to understand the complexities and dynamics of girl friendships.

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The Girls' Network

The Girls’ Network aims to inspire and empower girls aged 14-19 from the least advantaged communities by connecting them to a mentor and a network of professional role models who are women.

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For Headteachers – Aspiring, current and former. These are complex and challenging times for Leaders in education.  Increasingly Headteachers are feeling, and are made to feel, vulnerable due to short-termism, high stakes accountability and unethical employer behaviours.

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HOPE not hate

We work with schools to train teachers and with students to challenge prejudice.

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Inclusion Labs

Inclusion Labs works with schools to empower them to be active and accountable in creating an inclusive community for every pupil.

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Leading Women's Alliance

The Leading Women’s Alliance aims to empower women to become headteachers, so that every child can benefit from going to a school led by a great headteacher.

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LGBTQIA+ Early Years

Our purpose is to promote inclusivity of LGBTQIA+ within all Early Years settings (child minders, nannies, nurseries, schools).

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Life Lessons

We create open and empathetic whole school cultures.

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Lifting Limits

Lifting Limits works to challenge gender stereotyping – a root cause of inequality – in and through education. Our vision is of a world in which every child makes their own path in life, free from the limiting effects of gender stereotyping on their choices and aspirations.

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The MaternityTeacher PaternityTeacher Project

Inspiring, empowering and connecting teachers choosing to complete continued professional development whilst on parental leave.

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Menopause Training Company

So many companies and organisations worry about saying or doing the wrong thing when it comes to talking about or supporting those going through menopause.

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Men Teach Primary

Men Teach Primary is on a mission to ensure that one day every child has the opportunity to be taught by a male primary school teacher.

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Mindful Equity UK

Our mission is to ensure that more Black and Asian women educators join the teaching profession, stay in the teaching profession and move into leadership in the teaching profession.

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Miss Menopause

Miss Menopause has been created to fill the void of educational services needed by working women as they reach the menopause.

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MITEY (Men in the Early Years)

MITEY is a national network and campaign which works to bring more men into the UK’s early years education workforce, and support them once they are part of it.

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Mosaic Youth

Mosaic LGBT+ Young Persons Trust supports, educates and inspires young LGBT+ persons age 13 -19 as well as those around them through innovative co-designed services and training.

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Nourished Collective

Our mission is to be the social network and online community for women who want to unpack the stories that hold them back from living the life of their dreams.

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The Ogden Trust

The Ogden Trust aims to increase the uptake of physics post-16 by supporting physics education and engagement for all young people (4-18), particularly those in under-represented groups.

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Open Drama

Open Drama UK is a national networking platform set up to bring Drama teachers, practitioners and industry experts together to ‘advance, improve and benefit young people through Drama.’

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The Rainbow Flag Award

The Rainbow Flag Award is a national quality assurance framework for primary schools, secondary schools, SEND schools and colleges. The award focuses on positive LGBT+, inclusion and visibility.

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Representation Matters

Our mission is to challenge the lack of representation and inequality in our current education system.

It is simple.


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Sexplain provides comprehensive and inclusive relationships and sex education workshops for young people in the UK.

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Sexpression:UK is a near-peer independent UK charity with the goal of empowering young people to make decisions about relationships and sex.

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Skills Builder Partnership

The Skills Builder Partnership brings together more than 800 organisations towards a common mission, joined by shared language, principles and outcomes. Our mission is to ensure that, one day, everyone will build the essential skills to succeed.

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The Steve Sinnott Foundation

The Steve Sinnott Foundation works with teachers and educators to deliver projects that progress the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4.

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Think Equal

Think Equal is a global education initiative, founded in 2016 by Leslee Udwin, that calls for a system change in education to end the discriminatory mindset and cycle of violence across our world.

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WomenEd England

WomenEd England was developed to ensure that whilst WomenEd is working with countries on every continent there needed to be a network for England.

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Yes She Can

We Inspire, Empower and Engage. We inspire our community to break career glass ceiling. We showcase inspirational women and provide real life role models.

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Young Black Teachers Network (YBTN)

YBTN started in December 2018 and we exist to support, empower and equip Black teachers in England to be the best educators they can be.

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