Research

The environment of single-sex schools facilitates academic performance

Recent research by the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand has found that learners academically perform better in a single-sex school. The study compared the performance of learners in single-sex schools with those at co-educational schools. It found the teaching style, environment…

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The Paradox of Gender-Equality: Women in STEM

Article published by Leeds Beckett University on 14th February 2018. Dubbed the ‘gender equality paradox’, the research found that countries such as Albania and Algeria have a greater percentage of women amongst their STEM graduates than countries lauded for their high levels of gender…

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Study shows how equality also implies taking care of boys

Article published in GEM el 19 d'abril de 2018. Last month, the 2018 Gender Review of the GEM Report focused on the universally acknowledged fact that girls face many more barriers in education, especially in the poorest countries. Yet, this fact often overshadows another concern, which receives…

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"Equal" doesn't mean "the same"

This article was published in 2012 in https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/sax-sex/201206/girls-knees-and-gender-confusion to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. We publish it now because it keeps all its relevance. On June 23, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed Title IX into law.…

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Male Students' Separate Education

Shamil Sheymardanov, "Male Students' Separate Education", in Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018:9 (1), 187-200. The paper deals with application of separate education theory as a factor contributing to the increase in the level of the male students’ training. The topicality of…

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