Openly gay school deputy headteacher, Shaun Dellenty, explains why winning an award for his work as founder of Inclusion For All meant so much:
“I first devised Inclusion For All in 2010 in response to endemic levels of homophobic bullying and language in our local schools and the community, at a time when there was a question mark over tackling such issues in UK primary schools.
Such was the positive impact of the work on all forms of bullying that I offered the highly child-centred training to schools, local authorities, teacher training providers and anti-bullying organisations in the form of outreach.
In 2012 I made Inclusion For All into a small charitable organization which, in addition to outreach work, provides three highly successful onsite training days at my school – Alfred Salter Primary School in Southwark, south London.”
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