Teacher wins sex bias case

7th March 2003 at 00:00
WOULD-be primary teacher Bob English has won a case of sex discrimination against a Flintshire school which refused him a job. The employment tribunal decided that Mr English, now working as a postman, had not been shortlisted for the job of infants' teacher at Whitford Church in Wales primary school because he was male. The school is planning to appeal.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today