Queer(Y)ing Conference and Live Webinar.

Developing and promoting LGBTI+ inclusive practices for children and young people. A series of webinars and topics to help educators better understand and communicate LGBTI+ issues with their students.

Fionnuala Nig Shamhráin

A primary school teacher based in north Dublin. She is currently completing her doctoral research into children’s gender identity at the School of Education, University College Dublin (UCD).

Barbara O’Toole

A Senior Lecturer in education at Marino Institute of Education (MIE) in Dublin, where her teaching and research centres on intercultural education and global justice education. She was a founder of the Master in Education Studies programme in MIE ‘Intercultural Learning and Leadership’. In 2020 she was co-editor of the Routledge publication ‘Challenging perceptions of Africa in schools: critical approaches to global justice education’.

Ann Marie

Is a Primary School teacher in Dublin and also works with the INTO LGBT+ Teachers’ Group who support and advance the cause of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender primary school teachers in Ireland.

Alan Ó Baoill

is a primary school teacher in Scoil Chalitlín Maude, a gaelscoil in Tallaght, West Dublin. He is currently the school’s Home-School-Community Liaison Coordinator. Alan is also a PhD student, researching policy analysis in the School of Education, UCD.

Is múinteoir bunscoile é Alan Ó Baoill. Múineann sé i Scoil Chaitlín Maude, gaelscoil i dTamhlacht, Baile Átha Cliath thiar. Ta sé ina chomhordaitheoir teagmhála baile, scoile agus an pobail sa scoil faoi láthair. Is mac léinn PhD é Alan chomh maith. Tá sé ag déanamh taighde ar anailís beartais i Scoil an Oideachais, UCD.

Andrew Moffat

Andrew Moffat MBE is PD Lead at Excelsior Trust, a MAT in Birmingham. He is the Co-founder & CEO of the No Outsiders charity. Andrew is the author of a number of teaching resources including ‘No Outsiders: Everyone different, Everyone welcome’

Hannah Solley

Hannah is TENI’s Family Support and Education Officer. In her role she offers support, advice and signposting to parents and family members of transgender young people. She helps link parents to the support groups located throughout the country and offers advise on how best to approach a school when needing support in making a social transition.

BeLonG To

Moninne is a passionate social activist with over 20 years’ experience in the fields of advocacy, law and social justice. Today, she leads BeLonG To Youth Services, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT+ young people. As Executive Director, she is dedicated to supporting and empowering LGBT+ youth, and achieving a world where they are equal, safe and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences


ShoutOut is committed to improving life for LGBTQ+ people by sharing personal stories and educating school students, parents & guardians, teachers, youth workers and workplaces on LGBTQ+ issues. Since 2012 they have been delivering workshops in secondary schools across the Island of Ireland which tackle LGBTQ+ bullying, and have completed over 1,800 student workshops over the past 8 school years and have spoken directly to over 54,000 students!