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.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now