This is a must read article for schools leaders, governors and policy makers. It highlights the gap between the representation of women in teaching in secondary schools and leading in secondary schools. Slow progress has been made in the last decade in improving gender equality and that this is a matter of 'social injustice'. The article provide useful regional data and provides valuable pointers for how we tackle this.
The project board is delighted to announce the appointment of three new Women into Leadership Champions to join the team. Caroline Harding (SENDCo at Orchard Vale Community School, part of Ventrus Multi Academy Trust), Emily Israel (Head of Psychology and Sociology at Ivybridge Community College) and Heather Lilley (Assistant Principal at Ivybridge Community College) were appointed to play a key role in leading the development of networks across the South West.
If you would like to find out more about Women into Leadership Champions please don't hesitate to contact Caroline Sherwood (Project Director) firstname.lastname@example.org
Female head teachers in England's secondary schools will remain an under-represented group for a quarter of a century, a study has found. The research notes that there has been an increase in the overall proportion of female head teachers between 2001 and 2015, from 25% to 38%. Click on screen shot below to read full article
We are delighted to announce that Caroline Sherwood takes up the role of Project Director from 1st April 2017. Caroline is passionate about gender equality and leadership. She is a Specialist Leader of Education with Dartmoor TSA, PP Lead and member of the Teaching and Learning Team at South Molton Community College, North Devon.