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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/18/00776 Date received: 13 March 2018 Date responded: 23 March 2018
1. Copies of all policies and procedures regarding transgender and non-binary school children.
2. Copies of all Equality Impact Assessments in relation to any new or revised policies or procedures regarding transgender and non-binary school children.
1. Education Scotland does not have specific policies and procedures regarding transgender and non-binary children as local authorities are responsible for schools in their area and for any governing policies.
Education Scotland shares good practice and resources which may be helpful to schools. There are a number of resources on supporting transgender and LGBTI+ learners available on our National Improvement Hub (NIH). An overview of the resources available can be found at the following link:
2. Given the answer to 1 above, there has been no requirement for Equality Impact Assessments in relation any new or revised policies or procedures regarding transgender and non-binary school children.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government St Andrew's House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG