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Six reasons to be grateful for #WomenEd

by Vicky McKinlay @vmckinlayfcctLinkedIn 1. Through attending #WomenEd events I have gained a greater awareness of the issues that women face in education, e.g. flexible working, and I have taken personal action to be #10%braver. My first experience of a #WomenEd event was when I was invited to the #WomenEd North West England Unconference at BCHS i...

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A Heartfelt Thanks to #10%Braver

by Laura Gregory-White  @l_gregory_white When I watched the wonderful videos of thanks shared by #WomenEd, I immediately knew that what I was thankful for was the empowering movement that is #10%Braver. For me, #10%Braver isn't just a tagline; it's a philosophy that I have embodied to help navigate the choices and opportunities that ...

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A Haven of Hope: Giving Thanks for My School Community

by Clare Evan  @ClareEv40077283    As a teaching principal navigating Northern Ireland's cost of living crisis, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for my team's unwavering commitment, despite the persistent pay disparity compared to their counterparts.  The unwavering support and courageous leadership within #WomenEd NI have b...

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Mammy, what way does 10% Braver work?

by Mairéad Mhig Uaid @MaireadMhigUaid 'Mammy, what way does 10% braver work?' my nine-year-old asked. 'I suppose it all depends on your starting point,' came my sluggish reply as I thought back to when we began the #WomenEd Northern Ireland network over four years ago, and I remembered me, then. I'd been working in education for over 20 years....

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