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WLN Annual Conference 17 June 2015

Our next annual conference will be held at the BIS Conference Centre,
Westminster, London. Book your place now!

Organisational Wellness workshop

Organisational Wellness workshop

Is your peoples’ health your problem? Dr Alisoun Carey will be tackling this topic in her workshop titled Eat well, live well, work well. Delivering organisational change through total wellness solutions at the forthcoming WLN annual conference on 17th June 2016. This workshop will look at employee’s health and the impact on performance in the […]

Growing Apprenticeships in Challenging Times

Growing Apprenticeships in Challenging Times

Paula Rowland, Director of Technologies at Hugh Baird College, will be delivering a workshop on Growing Apprenticeships in Challenging Times at the WLN annual conference on 17th June. Forging meaningful employer links and growing apprenticeships remains one of the most formidable challenges faced by colleges. At a time when effectiveness of the organisation is increasingly measured […]

Policy and Critical Issues update

Policy and Critical Issues update

David Corke, Policy Director at the Association of Colleges will be giving an update on the latest policy changes and critical issues affecting the college sector at the WLN annual conference. He will be discussing how to prepare yourself and your organisation to meet the challenges head on. He will cover the new policy changes facing […]

Connected Leaders – why they succeed

Connected Leaders – why they succeed

How good are your networks?   Are they all made up of people like you? Marie Mohan, Chief Executive of Common Purpose UK, will be delivering a workshop titled Connected Leaders – why they succeed at the WLN annual conference. Marie has extensive knowledge of leadership development, especially in the experiential field; helping leaders learn through […]

Free book for conference delegates

Free book for conference delegates

All the delegates at the forthcoming WLN annual conference will be getting a free signed copy of our key-note speaker Anne Doyle’s latest book – POWERING UP! How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders. Anne is a journalist, speaker, businesswoman and author. She began her career in the early 1970s as a pioneering broadcast journalist and was one of […]

More conference workshops added

More conference workshops added

Some more workshops have been added to the WLN annual conference programme specifically aimed at helping leaders prepare for the challenges currently facing the FE sector. Leading in challenging times: A Case study on the implementation of a confederated partnership between a college and university Pauline Odulinski OBE In these challenging times colleges are looking for ways to […]

Research

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Women in senior roles: How are we doing? The state of play in the FE and Skills Sector

One of the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN)’s major objectives is to contribute to the closing of the gender gap at the most senior levels in the sector. The Network is the only national organisation to monitor the level of female representation at Principal / CEO level in FE colleges and has been tracking the gender […]

Gender, Leadership, and the Public Sector Equality Duty

Has the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) increased the level of women in senior leadership positions of English Further Education (F.E.) colleges? This research investigated the glass ceiling, culture and leadership style of F.E. colleges in England as well as the impact of the PSED on gender equality within senior management positions. Read the report.

Totally Wasted: The Crisis of Young Women’s Worklessness

Totally Wasted: The Crisis of Young Women’s Worklessness

The YWT Final Report 2014 includes some startling statitistics on young women and the world of work. Download the report here.  

Senior Sector Vacancies

Annual Conference Countdown

Location: Tower Hill, London Number: 201522

Location: Tower Hill, London

Closing Date: 14 Jun 2015

Salary: Circa £90,000 actual per annum

Hours:  35 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 14th June

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Location: Tower Hill, London Number: 201521

Location: Tower Hill, London

Closing Date: 14 Jun 2015

Salary: Circa £90,000 actual per annum

Hours:  35 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 14th June

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Location: Enfield, London Number: 201520

Location: Enfield, London

Deadline: 3rd June 2015

Salary £25,740 to £28,122 plus £1,755 LW

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