It’s the LGBT History Month in the UK, and we’re discussing the relevance of teaching about it in primary schools. Our Head of Psychology, Caitlin Bethell, talks to Dani Aukett, an LGBT primary school teacher about how she’s been able to bring about some change in the curriculum and embed and usualise talking about the terminology and what it means to be LGBT. She opens up about her own journey of being a lesbian and talks about the importance of early education on inclusion.
Dani Aukett, our guest today, is an LGBT primary school teacher, based in Hertfordshire. She has been teaching for 8 years and has a passion for ensuring the diverse nature of society is reflected and fully embedded in the curriculum.
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