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Public Lecture: Re-imagining Feminist Leadership Praxis in Higher Education

Lecture Theatre 403


Re-imagining Feminist Leadership Praxis in Higher Education

In a stimulating public lecture, Professor Kay Fuller will highlight the preliminary findings of her current research focusing on women, gender and feminism in educational leadership.

About the Speaker

Kay joined the University of Nottingham in November 2014. Prior to that she was Lecturer in Education, and course leader of the secondary English PGDipEd at the University of Birmingham (2007-2014).

Before becoming a higher education teacher and researcher Kay worked for 15 years teaching in five mixed community comprehensive schools in three local authorities. She was a teacher of English, head of English and deputy headteacher during that time.

Kay is a member of a number of research-based networks. She has served as an elected member of BELMAS National Council. She is co-founder and convenor (with Drs Pontso Moorosi, Saeeda Shah, and Victoria Showunmi) of the BELMAS Gender and Leadership Research Interest Group. Kay is also a member of the international Women Leading Education across Continents network.

Kay sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Educational Administration and History and is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Education.

In addition to published papers and books Kay has shared her research with a range of bodies including local schools and events organised by the network WomenEd. Kay is a regional lead for the East Midlands. Kay has been interviewed by the Times Educational Supplement, the BBC and the Voice of Islam about her research into the distribution of women secondary school headteachers in England and leadership for social justice.

Event Details

Lecture Theatre 403
Business & Law Building, Northumbria University
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


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