Women in Educational Leadership: Comparing Opportunities and Constraints in Developed Countries Like the U.K. and Less Developed Countries

Mrs Despina Hatzidiakos
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The paper attempts to show that although it would appear that women in developed countries to be at a greater advantage than women in disadvantaged countries to proceed in the area of leadership it is not the case. Examples are given of the differences but the great similarities of women from various countries concentrating mainly on women in the U.K. and less developed countries such as Pakistan, India and Africa.

Keywords: Gender, Educational Leadership, Developed and Less Developed Countries, Work Load
Stream: Other or Stream Unspecified
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Women in Educational Leadership

Mrs Despina Hatzidiakos

Ph.d candidate at the University of Aegean, Ph.D candidate at the University of Aegean with area of study on Gender and Educational Administration and Leadership, University of Aegean
Rhodes, Dodecanesos, Greece

I have lived and worked in three different countries, Canada, Greece and England.I have received a degree from University of Toronto,and a masters degree from the Institute of Education in Toronto, Canada and the Institution of Education in London England. These experiences have encouraged me to persue the area of gender and education for further research.

Ref: I06P0238