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#WomenEd International Women's Day 2018 #IWD2018 Unconference - London

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Regent High School

Chalton Street




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Celebrate #IWD18 with London's inspirational women leaders on 3rd March. Join us to #PressforProgress in a motivating and practical day of Career Development. Over 130 tickets have already gone so grab yours today.

FREE crèche places available to all who have booked a ticket: please book as soon as possible!


FREE copy of Mary Beard's Women and Power to all who attend (following the great #WomenEd Book Club chat on 28.2.18)


9.30am: Registration

10am Welcome: Your hosts, the fantastic @WomenEdLondon team

10.10am Opening Keynote: Alison Peacock, CEO of The Chartered College of Teaching @AlisonMPeacock

10.40am Session 1

Combatting sexism in schools: developing and supporting staff to challenge problematic behaviour. Holly Maguire @hollymagr

Faking it to make it: Gaining confidence to do the things you feel you're not ready to do! Ellie Mulcahy @elmulcahy

Next Generation Women in EdTech Neelam Parmar @neelamaparmar1

Networking Ninjas - how to network online and face to face Penny Rabiger @Penny_Ten

Could Flexible Working work for you? Practical ways to secure more flexible working opportunities Lindsay Patience @mumsyme

Want a coach? Want to coach others? We can help with that! Teaching School Council

Group Coaching: Making the jump to your first leadership role Catherine Taylor @earborrower


  • Anshi Singh - How WomenEd has helped me
  • Olivia Dickinson - Let toys be toys
  • Jane Robinson & Catherine Lee - Courageous leadership: how LGBTI teachers challenge heteronormativity
  • Shirley Drummond - Stepping up to Headship: Year 2 and still standing
  • Emma Sheppard - The MTPT project: the story so far.
  • Nadine Bernard - Defeating the odds
  • Bukky Yusuf - Maintaining your confidence

11.45am Session 2

Making the leap to your first leadership role Katy Brown @Ms_Katy_Brown

Making the leap from middle to senior leadership Caroline Doolan @caroline_doolan

Making the leap from senior leadership to headship and beyond Christalla Jamill @ChristallaJ

The ups and downs of being a new head : and in a special school Vicky Paver @VickyPaver

Developing great leaders consistently Sue Higgins @ASGS25

Relentless optimism - setting the weather for your school Fiona O'Sullivan & Tash Moriarty @FosullivanO

Moral leadership Anoara Mughal @anoara_a

Group Coaching: Application and interview surgery: come with a challenge! Kate Chhatwal @KateChhatwal

12.45: Lunch

1.30pm Session 3

Creating Life-Friendly Schools Emma Sheppard @maternitycpd

Leading through values: the best way for everyone. Sue Webb @Lot_Ed

Bring your chair to the leadership table and be heard Fiona McSorley @fifmc60

Be more dog: equality and diversity in leadership Karen Giles @MsKarenGiles

Letting Go of Perfect Mia Sneyd @mia_sneyd

Teacher leadership and collaboration in top performing systems Lucy Crehan

Group coaching Helping new leaders understand their strengths and areas for development Anna Trethewey @annatreth


  • Kate Fallan - The importance of trust in leadership and how to grow it
  • Penny Rabiger - Strength-based leadership: its importance for professional development
  • Yamina Bibi - How leadership coaching changed me as a BAME leader
  • Claire Banister - Are we our own worst enemy? My path to taking back control.
  • Jenny Dutton - Mental Health 101: managing & being managed with a Mental Health diagnosis
  • Kerri Sellens - Leading from the middle within the arts - creating a cultural passport
  • Joanna Caroussis - Leading Quality Teaching and Learning

2.30pm How will you #PressforProgress in 2018? The wonderful @WomenEdLondon team

3pm Close

Programme subject to change

Read about last year's unconference here:

Daring to be bold for change Vivienne Porritt

What do you do when you feel out of your league? Laura McInerny

Be Bold for Change Anoara Mughal

Women Leading in Education The School Bus Blog


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Public transport is the best option as there is no car parking space at the school.

Regent High School is a 5 minute walk from Euston and a 7 minute walk from Kings Cross. Mornington Crescent is the nearest tube station and 5 minute walk also.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact the @WomenEdLondon team via womenedleaders@gmail.com. Please put WomenEdLondon in the subject title.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to 24th February. If you find you can't attend, the quick way to get a refund is via Evenbrite.

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