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Webinar: ‘Lighting the Way’ The case for ethical leadership in schools (Angela Browne)

A presentation: The case for ethical leadership in schools

In this webinar recording Angela Browne shares her key takeaways from her new book ‘Lighting the Way: The case for ethical leadership in schools’, an essential guide to ethical school leadership that places Primary and Secondary school leaders at the forefront of change in the education system.

Lighting the Way argues that schools stand on the threshold of a new way forward. Angela uses her wealth of experience to show school leaders the path to being torchbearers, leading children with purpose, staff with integrity and the community towards wisdom with practical strategies, optimism and guidance.

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Angela Browne is a former education leader, director of a coaching and consultancy company and founder of Havn, an online space for women.  Angela spent 18 years working in a diverse range of schools first as a Head of English in the inner-city and more recently as Interim Deputy CEO of a semi-rural multi-academy trust.  She has been a Headteacher in mainstream education, alternative provision, in an all-through school and worked as a leader in special education.  Her diverse experiences of teaching, leading and managing in a range of schools give her a unique perspective on the shared challenges leaders across a range of sectors are facing in today’s society.

Carla Whelan, Executive Director of Education, Marches Academy Trust.  Carla Whelan has been in education for over 25 years starting in East London, travelling to Plymouth and then returning to her hometown in Shropshire. Her diverse teaching experiences in both Primary and Secondary have set her up for her current role as Executive Director of Education across 10 schools in a Trust within Shropshire.  As a SENCO for 15 years she remains passionate about ensuring that all children and young people have access to learning experiences that ensure they not only learn the knowledge and skills of the curriculum, but about self awareness, equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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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