Gender, Leadership and Education Conference

FREE EVENT

The BELMAS Gender and Educational Leadership Research Interest Group is pleased to announce our first Gender, Leadership and Education Conference.

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Date: Friday 2 October 2015
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: College Court Conference Centre (University of Leicester)
PROGRAMME

9.00-9.30

Arrival, registration, coffee

 

9.30-9.45

Welcome and introduction

Saeeda Shah: Welcome
Victoria Showunmi: Introduction to Conference

9.45-11.15

Session 1

Session 1A: Gender, leadership and secondary education: international perspectives
Session 1B: Women in Higher Education

11.15-11.30

Coffee

 

11.30-12.30

Session 2

Session 2A: Critical perspectives on gender, leadership and education
Session 2B: Black women leaders’ experiences of leadership and education

12.30-1.30

1.30 - 2.00

Lunch

Book Launch

1.00 - 1.30: RIG convenors' meeting

 Saeeda Shah

2.05 -3.35

Session 3

Session 3A: Gender, educational institutions and women’s careers
Session 3B: Developing women leaders 

3.35 - 3.50

Coffee

 

3.50 - 4.00

Plenary

Victoria Showunmi: Discussant Summary
Saeeda Shah: Concluding Remarks

DETAILS OF PAPERS:

Session 1A: Gender, leadership and secondary education: international perspectives

Paper one

Yoonjeong Lee (University of Warwick, UK): A study of the perspectives of new female headteachers in secondary school in Seoul, the Republic of Korea: motivation, preparation and their first year

Paper two

Sahar Shah (University of Cambridge, UK): An analysis of the role of gender in influencing leadership styles of secondary school leaders in the context of Pakistan: a pragmatist perspective

Paper three

Andrew Makori (Kisii University, Kenya): Women as secondary school principals in Kenya: examining barriers and possibilities

Session 1B: Women in Higher Education

Paper one

Sadaf Naz (Hazara University, Manshera, Pakistan): Perceptions of women academics regarding work-life balance: a Pakistan case

Paper two

Samra Bashir (University of Education, Lahore, Pakistan): Career progression of women academics in Pakistani Universities: enablers and barriers

Session 2A: Critical perspectives on gender, leadership and education

Paper one

Jane Powell (University of Birmingham, UK): Authentic female leaders: rhetoric or reality

Paper two

Shailen Popat (University of Warwick, UK): Good teaching is feminine; accountability is masculine

Session 2B: Black women leaders’ experiences of leadership and education

Paper one

Victoria Showunmi (University College London Institute of Education, UK): Interrupting whiteness: an auto-ethnography of a Black female leader in Higher Education

Paper two

Sharon Curtis (Leeds Beckett University, UK): Counternarratives of Black women leaders working in early years education

Session 3A: Gender, educational institutions and women’s careers

Paper one

Maria Karamanidou (University of Nottingham, UK): Women principals in Cyprus primary schools: barriers to accession

Paper two

Fakhra Aziz (Lahore College for Women University, Pakistan): An insight into professional journey of women academics: a case from Pakistan

Session 3B: Developing women leaders

Paper one

Kay Fuller (University of Nottingham, UK): Headteacher preparation: how one woman head teacher worked with the senior leadership team to prepare them for headship

Paper two

Laura Guihen (University of Leicester, UK): The career histories and professional aspirations of female deputy headteachers

Paper three

Raheela Mushtaq (Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan): Key challenges faced by female faculty to develop their career through active research


 

There will be no charge for participants, but places are limited. Coffee and lunch will be provided.

We regret we are unable to provide expenses for accommodation and travel to and from the venue. If you would like to book overnight accommodation at the venue please contact College Court directly. See https://collegecourt.co.uk for details of the venue.

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Fri 02 Oct 2015
  • Fri 02 Oct 2015
  • College Court Conference Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester

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