Mar 08 2018 Posted: 15:03 GMT

To mark International Women’s Day, we have complied a list of some of the influential women who shaped Education.

This is by no means a comprehensive list, there have been so many female leaders in the field, however these ladies influenced and shaped education for many:

-          Mary Mcleod Bethune:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_McLeod_Bethune

-          Ann Brown:  https://www.theguardian.com/news/1999/jul/15/guardianobituaries3

-          Linda Darling-Hammond:  https://ed.stanford.edu/faculty/ldh 

-          Carol Dweck:  https://mindsetonline.com/abouttheauthor/

-          Idit Harel:  http://www.iditharel.com/

-          Sara Hennessy:  https://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/people/staff/hennessy/

-          Bell Hooks:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_hooks

-          Helen Keller:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Keller

-          Maria Montessori:  https://montessori.org.au/biography-dr-maria-montessori

-          Lydia Ploughman:  https://www.ed.ac.uk/profile/lydia-plowman

-          Mary Warnock:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Warnock,_Baroness_Warnock

-          Emma Willard:  https://www.biography.com/people/emma-willard-9531676

-          Mary Wollstonecraft:  http://metro.co.uk/2018/03/07/who-is-mary-wollstonecraft-7367758/

Jim Lenaghan

School of Education

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