Educational settings can provide important spaces for young people to explore their identity and develop the foundations for their lives. However, discrimination and lack of proper support pathways for TGD students may create barriers to education, social connectedness and safety. This specialised training is targeted to secondary and tertiary education settings.  It provides workers with an understanding of the access needs of TGD people and how to create inclusive educational environments.

Topics Include:

  • TGD identities, language and experiences
  • Respectful communication and pronouns
  • Navigating confidentiality
  • Supporting gender affirmation (transitioning) in an education environment
  • Protective factors
  • Working with families
  • Barriers to education pathways for TGD people
  • Experiences of discrimination in education settings
  • TGD affirmative practice

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