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Friday, 17 February, 2023

Does your recruitment work for neurodiverse teachers? — Tes Magazine

As an educator who covers four of the seven protected characteristics listed in the Equality Act, I have faced many barriers within my teaching career.

Indeed, during my initial teacher training interviews, I felt singled out because I disclosed my dyslexia and mental health issues, both positively and negatively, for my neurodiversity and mental health conditions. One interview left me so upset and offended, I made a formal complaint to the university and Ucas.

Another offered me a place because of my disability; positive discrimination at the time was prevalent in recruitment.

Read more at: https://www.tes.com/magazine/leadership/hr/teacher-recruitment-do-your-hiring-process-work-neurodiverse-teachers

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