Following the Ministerial statement from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney MSP, on Scotland’s Plan to Improve the Educational Experience of LGBTI Young People, NUS Scotland have release the following comment:

NUS Scotland, who recently called for teacher training for all student teachers to combat prejudice-based bullying, warmly welcomed the statement.

Commenting, NUS Scotland President Liam McCabe said:

“NUS Scotland warmly welcomes the statement today from the Scottish Government which will have a remarkable impact on the lives of young LGBTI people in Scotland.

“The TIE campaign has completely revolutionised the fabric of Scottish education. Their relentless campaigning to ensure LGBTI students are safe and free from homophobic bullying has been world-leading.

“NUS Scotland is proud to endorse the TIE campaign pledge for required teacher training to combat prejudice-based bullying. We are delighted that the Scottish Government will now put these plans into reality, ensuring a world-leading and inclusive Scottish education system for all students."

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