TIE announce teachers panel to oversee new charity’s school resources and services
The new Teachers Panel will put teachers’ “voices at the heart of TIE”
TIE HAVE announced a new independent Teachers Panel to supervise the development of their school resources and services, as the campaign group moves towards scaling up as a fully fledged charity.
TIE’s three year campaign for LGBT-inclusive education in all Scottish schools won the support of the Scottish Government earlier this month, when Education Minister John Swinney announced that he was accepting all of the recommendations of the implementation group.
TIE announces Board as it prepares for role in delivery of LGBT-inclusive education
Liam Stevenson, TIE co-founder: “To date, we have reached over 25,000 school pupils - but this is only the tip of the iceberg, and we are inundated with requests as we move forward.
THE TIE Campaign has announced a Board of Trustees as it prepares to evolve to meet its new challenge of helping to deliver LGBT-inclusive education, after the Scottish Government officially adopted the recommendations of the Implementation Group earlier this month.
VIDEO: The story of the Tie Campaign
Today in the Scottish Parliament, Education Minister John Swinney announced that LGBT-inclusive education will be embedded in the Scottish curriculum.
The announcement is a result of a tirelessly-fought grassroots campaign by friends Jordan Daly and Liam Stevenson. This is their story.
Triumph for grassroots activism as Scotland adopts world leading LGBTI inclusive education
All Scotland's state schools to be covered by new regulations including teaching, training and monitoring
SCOTTISH Education Minister John Swinney has accepted the recommendations of campaigners for the introduction of LGBTI inclusive education in all of Scotland's state funded schools.
Analysis: The TIE campaign's success is a template for grassroots activism
Tie campaigner's demands for changes to the curriculum have pushed Scotland out front in the global fight for LGBTI equality
THE Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) Campaign reaches its greatest milestone today (8 November), with the announcement by Education Minister John Swinney of a new approach to tackling the bullying and exclusion of LGBTI students at school level.
But how did this campaign get here? What are the dynamics and practices of the Tie Campaign? CommonSpace takes a look.
Olivia McMahon: I was bullied at school and felt like an outcast - but now I'm proud to call myself an LGBT inclusive-education activist
Olivia McMahon (pictured above) writes about her experience of coming out as gay in the second year of secondary school, being bullied and feeling like school education was biased against her inducing anxiety, to being inspired by the TIE campaign to become an activist for LGBT-inclusive education, and what still needs to be done to change things
LGBT campaign and teachers' union call on leading Scottish Tories to distance themselves from anti-Trans article calling teachers 'abusive nihilists'
Murdo Fraser MSP, finance spokesperson, and Liz Smith MSP, education spokesperson, among contributors to website that published call to "brutalise" teachers and campaigners
SCOTLAND’S EIS teacher's union and a leading LGBT+ education campaign have called on leading Scottish Conservative MSPs to distance themselves from a website that published an article calling for action against "perverts" and "abusive nihilists" who teach children about gender diversity in schools.
Tie campaign co-founder says Icon Awards should be ‘consigned to history’ following controversy
This year’s Icon Awards were canceled at the last minute after the entire board resigned
THE ICON AWARDS should be “consigned to history” in the wake of a series of controversies which have left its brand irretrievably tarnished, one of the co-founders of the Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) campaign has argued.
‘We will not be held to ransom’: Tie campaign pull out of Icon Awards over demands that they pay to attend ceremony
Icon Awards board member resigns over lack of responses to “legitimate questions”
THE FOUNDERS of the Time for Inclusive Education (Tie) campaign have withdrawn from this year’s upcoming Icon Awards, billed as a celebration of the LGBT+ community, after disagreements stemming from Icon’s requirement that those nominated for the 2018 awards pay to attend the ceremony on 15 September in Glasgow.