Sexual Identities in EFL at Primary School Level: A Pre-service Teachers' Perspective from Spain

Stefano Barozzi
2016 Porta Linguarum  
This article is principally inspired by queer theory and is based on the evaluation of a questionnaire on sexual identity issues directed to ten Spanish pre-service primary school EFL teachers. It aims to show their knowledge of queer issues and their opinion on introducing and discussing sexual identities in EFL at primary school level. The main results highlight the participants' lack of training in this field and a willingness to treat these issues in primary school education. In the paper,
more » ... ion. In the paper, sexual identities are generally referred to as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersexual as well as heterosexual people. It is the first research study realised in Spain that combines primary school education within sexual identity issues in English language teaching.
doi:10.30827/digibug.53885 fatcat:unk6rwlggbbsxayzfyegcarw7e