LGB Teachers in Irish Primary Schools – Ongoing Issues

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Title: LGB Teachers in Irish Primary Schools – Ongoing Issues
Other Titles: "What about the homos?" LGB Teachers in Irish Primary Schools
Authors: Fahie, Declan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9330
Date: Dec-2016
Online since: 2018-04-16T12:39:15Z
Abstract: On the 19th of January 2015, the Irish Independent reported on the case of a primary teacher who was awarded compensation following an interview for the principalship of the school in which she taught. The teacher had been asked “What about the homos?” during questioning on the Forum on Pluralism and Patronage by one member of the interview panel, a religious sister. The investigating Equality Officer found this question, along with a number of others, discriminatory and, therefore, unlawful and awarded €54,000 to the teacher.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Education Matters
Keywords: LGBT teachersWorkplace discriminationPrimary schools
Other versions: https://educationmatters.ie/download-irelands-yearbook-education/
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Mooney, B. Ireland’s Yearbook of Education 2016-2017
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Education Research Collection

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