Podcast 90: Women Working In School Leadership

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Women School Leadership

Joshua McGovern

Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working...
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How do we develop the next generation of school leaders?

Our 90th interview is with Diana Osagie, former head teacher, founder of the Academy of Women’s Leadership and author of ‘Courageous Leadership’.

In this podcast, listen to Diana and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill discuss:

  • What women in leadership roles experience
  • Having to find confidence from an early age, being female and tall
  • Exam results as a child
  • The transition from science into teaching
  • Quizzing headteachers as to what headship was really like
  • Being ostracised by school staff as a head teacher
  • What Diana wants to see from a racial equity perspective in schools
  • The ‘White lives matter’ response
  • Why Diana stepped away from headship
  • The self-employed journey and,
  • Diana’s first encounter with coaching.

Listen to the podcast (32 minutes)

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You can find out more about Diana on her website, Courageous Leadership.

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