19 April 2021
Edward Grange and Jessica Maguire write for FE News on #EveryonesInvited
Partner Edward Grange and Legal Assistant Jessica Maguire have written for FE News on the online movement, #EveryonesInvited, arguing that now the conversation has started it must continue if society is to work together to eradicate sexual harassment in schools and colleges.
“Whether as a result of being unable to address inappropriate sexual behaviour or worse, showing an unwillingness to do so, a failure to investigate or take a complaint seriously (whatever the reason) could land the school in troubled waters, not just from a reputation viewpoint. There will likely be increased calls for Ofsted or the Independent Schools Inspectorate to carry out unannounced ad hoc inspections at schools that could result, in a worst case scenario for the school, in closure,” they write.
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