In the educational landscape of England, a stark gender disparity existed between men and women in both classroom and leadership roles. While classrooms comprised approximately 70% female teachers and 30% male teachers, leadership roles were overwhelmingly occupied by men, with only 30% female representation. To bridge this gap, the Department for Education (DfE) initiated the “Women Leading in Education Coaching and Mentoring” scheme. We were entrusted with leading and managing this scheme, aiming to empower more women to step into leadership roles through coaching on various themes, including confidence-building and leadership skills development.
Our involvement in this project encompassed several critical components:
This case study highlights our commitment to fostering inclusivity and empowering women in the education sector through innovative coaching and mentoring initiatives.
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Johanna launched In Diverse Company in 2019 out of a strong belief that there was a better way to create and measure inclusive cultures.
We live by our values, and our approach to our own recruitment policy, team and purpose reflects this. We are a tech company driven by a senior team that are experts in people, with one of the only female CEOs of a HR tech platform across the world.
Our Learning Platform, Include™ is the only LXP that combines Learning and Engagement. Include aims to create more inclusive working cultures and is underpinned by social and behavioural psychology principles.