‘The recent 'WomenCount: Leaders in Higher Education 2016' report reveals that men still overwhelmingly dominate the top leadership roles in 166 higher education institutions across the UK’
Leadership Matters is our unique programme for senior women leaders. It will provide a grounding for women leaders in the financial and legal context of higher education and the skills and tools to increase personal influence and confidence and support career advancement.
As part of our ongoing commitment to equality and diversity, we are pleased to announce an additional third cohort for 2016-17 that will take place in Edinburgh.
For senior women in both academic and professional services roles, such as professors, heads of department, deputy directors and directors, not yet at executive level though participants may aspire to be on the executive team of their institution as part of their own career goals.
By the end of the programme participants will:
Module 1: Wednesday 14 - Thursday 15 June 2017
Action Learning Set: Tuesday 27 June 2017
Module 2: Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6 July 2017
Click here to find out more and apply: Leadership Matters 6
£2,650 LF members
£3,312 Non members
Louise Clifton, senior marketing coordinator, t: 020 3468 4819
Details of the upcoming cohort
Module 1: Wednesday 14 - Thursday 15 June 2017 (non-residential)
Action Learning Set: Tuesday 27 June 2017
Module 2: Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6 July 2017 (residential)
Senior Marketing Coordinator
T: 020 3468 4819
With a background in industrial relations and change management in the oil industry, Rachael works with senior leaders across all sectors to support and challenge them as they take a step up into senior level leadership.
Working with small groups and 1:1 with executives she helps expand their portfolio to include visionary and coaching skills and broaden their ability to engage and influence all stakeholders.
Themes often include clarifying leadership vision, values and identity, and through this developing presence and resilience. She enjoys working with emotional and cultural intelligence (EQ and CQ) across organisation and global boundaries, and has a longstanding interest in diversity and inclusion.
In 2014 she published best practice research commissioned by ECU and others on how Vice Chancellors are leading change on diversity: http://www.schneider-ross.com/news/launch-new-schneiderross-research-16th-october-2014/
She is a Programme Director with the Leadership Foundation, a Director of Schneider-Ross and an Associate of Coachmatch. She is a Trustee of Inner Flame a youth charity in Swindon, and lives in Wiltshire where she loves to walk in the hills nearby, and also sing with local choirs and enjoy theatre and music.
Sally is an experienced Leadership and Organisational Development Specialist and Independant Consultant, who cares passionately about adding value to the individuals, teams and organisations she works with. Following early promotion to a Director role in the NHS, Sally has spent much of her career working in a Consultancy role. She spent over 20 years in an external facing consultancy role at Canterbury Christ Church University where she enjoyed success in building relationships with Chief Executives, Directors and Senior Managers in the NHS, the wider Public Sector and Charitable Sector. During this time she also delivered leadership delelopment programmes, set up action learning sets and was engaged as a coach within the University.
Eighten months ago she took the opportunity to set up as an independant Consultant and has worked on a range of projects including Senior leadership programmes, Strategy development, Action learning sets and Orgamisational development projects.
Sally is an associate of the Leadership Foundation and has been involved in Leadership Matters from the onset.
Jenny Rees is a successful freelance consultant for the higher education sector, having retired in 2011 as the Vice Principal (Academic Quality and Customer Service) at Edinburgh Napier University with overall responsibility for the quality of the student experience.
Jenny's academic career started as a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and director of its part-time MBA programme. Jenny's managerial career developed as Head of Department of Management Studies at the Scottish College of Textiles, now part of Heriot-Watt University; Assistant Principal at Bell College, now part of the University of the West of Scotland; and Executive Director at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Jenny is a member of the Court of Abertay University, Dundee and has held a number of ministerial appointments and voluntary positions including serving on the Board of the Quality Assurance Agency and the Scottish Funding Council.