Chaired by Jules Daulby this panel of MPs will explore being a woman of influence and what challenges and successes they have experienced. There will be time for Q&A from the audience.
Session 3: Punk Leadership
School leadership is becoming awfully compliant; flat-pack headteachers and homogenised leadership teams. When did all this conformity ever bring about any lasting change? Punk Leadership is about finding your inner punk – your own way of doing things in your own context. It is about being brave enough to do what is right rather than just doing what you’re told. We can PiXL, ResearchED and John Hattie the hell out of our profession but sometimes you already know what you must do in your gut.
Session 4 – Women: like men, only cheaper
In 2018, gender still influences and determines the experience of women leaders in education. This is especially seen in the gender pay gap between men and women in
Session 5 – Drilling through concrete ceilings
Being an ethnic minority woman increases the barriers women leaders face. With regards to secondary
This session will focus on research undertaken by Sameena with support from Leeds Beckett University and Northern Lights Teaching Schools Alliance in which BME female secondary heads and senior leaders share their experiences by outlining the barriers they have faced and more importantly, the enablers that have facilitated their success. It is hoped that this research will provide a blueprint to support more BME women who aspire to school leadership to progress in their careers and lead the way in diversifying the leadership of our schools.
Session 6: From Zero to Shero
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