Education Expert Questions Transgender Education

Lessons on transgender life ‘just confuse primary pupils’ says education expert

  • Joanna Williams said the small number of transgender children in schools did not justify the ‘time, effort and money’
  • She said some schools are encouraging all pupils to question whether they are a boy or girl
  • She believes transgender education has become a ‘politcal goal’ [sic]

An interesting observation from the expert:

‘When we cut through the metaphors, the challenge not just to stereotypical gender roles but to the attitudes of parents is clear. However politically well intentioned teachers may be, criticising the views and values of home vastly alters the remit of the school away from education and towards the promotion of a distinct political outlook. The role of the teacher becomes policing the values, thoughts and language of children to bring them in line with one particular ideological position.’

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