By Nita Cherry, Joy Higgs
The objective in penning this booklet was once to stimulate extra complete conversations approximately girls in management occasions (particularly secondary and tertiary schooling contexts) by means of figuring out how ladies have long gone approximately growing optimistic variations in academic environments.
Frequently books approximately ladies and management take care of the politics of this dialogue house and the information of girls succeeding to and during the glass ceiling, or no longer! the point of interest of this booklet is on a unique area: on studying from the reports of girls doing management paintings.
The study process underpinning the e-book was once to hear the voices and tales of 28 girls occupying senior roles in schooling. 1/2 those girls have been principals of autonomous Victorian secondary faculties and the opposite part have been in professorial and senior management roles in Victorian universities. via this listening and considering on their stories the authors got here to realize that those girls of impact have been operating in contested areas and dealing with a number of perform dilemmas. Readers are invited to discover those areas and dilemmas, contemplating the learnings from the ladies whose lives, perspectives and reports are represented here.