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New controversial guidance on transgender by a teachers' union in Scotland.

New controversial guidance on transgender by a teachers' union in Scotland.

New guidance has been produced by a teachers’ union in Scotland to make transgender people feel more included.

The guidance, produced by NASUWT, will also help stop teachers being "hounded out" of the profession and widespread bullying of pupils.

In the document staff are urged not to address colleagues as ladies and gentlemen, for example, and not to divide classes into groups of boys and girls unnecessarily to avoid potential exclusion of trans children.

James Morton of the Scottish Trans Alliance (STA), said the move was a positive marker for progressive teaching. 

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