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News: Female teachers still face “glass ceiling”, says report

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Female teachers feel they are being held back by a "glass ceiling" when it comes to career progression, a new report claims. A lack of gender balance in headteacher positions is also highlighted. It calls for schools to do more to encourage female staff to take on senior roles and ask for pay rises.

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