Leading equitable schools: success stories from female leaders #IWD2023

Leading equitable schools: success stories from female leaders #IWD2023

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The Chartered College of Teaching and #WomenEd are collaborating to celebrate International Women’s Day, 2023.

Join us as we bring together women who are leaders in the field of education to hear their stories of inclusion, leadership, and equity.

Join us for an inspiring evening of storytelling, celebration, and revelation.

Start time is GMT.

#EmbraceEquity #IWD2023

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The Chartered College of Teaching and #WomenEd are collaborating to celebrate International Women’s Day, 2023.

Join us as we bring together women who are leaders in the field of education to hear their stories of inclusion, leadership, and equity.

Join us for an inspiring evening of storytelling, celebration, and revelation.

#EmbraceEquity #IWD2023

Contributors include:

  • Vivienne Porritt OBE FCCT,  Joint Founder WomenEd 
  • Carolyn Roberts FCCT, Headteacher, Thomas Tallis School
  • Keziah Featherstone MCCT
  • Professor Dame Alison Peacock DBE DL DLitt, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered College of Teaching

Our Presenters

Vivienne Porritt OBE FRSA FCCT - Vivienne Porritt is a leadership consultant working with school leaders on impact, vision, strategy, professional learning and development, diversity, and women’s leadership. She is Vice President of the Chartered College of Teaching in England, a Non-Exec Director of Captiva Learning Ltd, a Member of Eko Trust and a member of FED Advisory Council. Vivienne is also a lecturer for the Senior Leaders Masters and Apprenticeship for the National College of Education. Formerly, she was a secondary headteacher, Director for School Partnerships at UCL Institute of Education and a Chair of Governors in London. Vivienne is also an author, a coach, and a keynote speaker, as well as being a Co-founder and, joyously, a Global Strategic Leader of WomenEd, a movement that connects, supports, and empowers women leaders in education and campaigns for increased representation in leadership roles . Vivienne is also co-editor, with Keziah Featherstone, of 10%braver: Inspiring Women to Lead Education (2019), Sage Education, and WomenEd’s second book Being 10% braver (2021) Corwin.

Carolyn Roberts FCCT, Headteacher, Thomas Tallis School - Carolyn Roberts was born and educated in Teesside and graduated from King’s College London in 1982. She did a PGCE at Birmingham University, MA at Durham and NPQH at Newcastle University. She taught in Birmingham, Leicestershire, London, Sunderland and Durham before becoming a Headteacher in 2001.

Carolyn was Head at St Hild’s CE School in Hartlepool, then Durham Johnston in Durham City. She has been Head of Thomas Tallis School in London since 2013. She was Honorary Secretary of ASCL from 2014-2017 and chaired the Ethical Leadership Commission from 2016-2019.

Carolyn has published articles and essays and blogs on the Thomas Tallis website. She was co- author with Michael F D Young, David Lambert and Martin Roberts of Knowledge and the Future School: Curriculum and Social Justice (Bloomsbury 2014). She wrote Ethical Leadership for a Better Education System: what kind of people are we? (Routledge 2019). She has written for several journals, and had a column on the Sunday Times Parent Power website for three years.

In September 2019 Carolyn also became Co-Director of the PTI, which seeks to provide outstanding subject and leadership training for teachers.

Professor Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching, a Professional Body that seeks to raise teacher status through celebrating, supporting and connecting teachers to provide expert teaching and leadership. Prior to joining the Chartered College, Dame Alison was Executive Headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire. Her career to date has spanned Primary, Secondary and advisory roles. She is an Honorary Fellow of Queens College Cambridge and UCL, a Visiting Professor of both the University of Hertfordshire and Glyndŵr University and a trustee for Big Change. Her research is published in a series of books about Learning without Limits offering an alternative approach to inclusive school improvement.

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