Single-sex schools, a reasonable option

In this recent interview for Espejo Público, Alfonso Aguiló, who was Principal of Tajamar school (Vallecas, MADRID) from 2002 to 2013, explains with clear arguments the legitimacy of single-sex school within the range of possibilities among which families can choose. Those 90,000 families who…

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Girls outperform boys at school, yet still shy away from STEM

This opinion article by Marise McConaghy was published in The Sydney Morning Herald on December 21, 2019. While academic results should never be considered the sole measure of a good education, they are of course an important measure of success. In recent years there has been much made about the…

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Upcoming events

2020 comes with lots of proposals for professionals involved in single-sex education:


AGSA. Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

May 10-11, 2020. Hotel Grand Cancellor.


GSA Conference for Heads 2020.

November 16-17, 2020.

Kimpton Hotel, Manchester, UK.

GSA Conference for Deputy Heads & Senior Leaders. 

February 25-26, 2020.

Leicester Marriot Hotel, UK.


2020 IBSC Annual Conference, July 8-11, Viaró Global School, Barcelona, Spain.

IBSC Culture of a Boys' School Conference, January 31 - February 1, 2020, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

IBSC-NYSAIS Educating Boys Conference, February 3, 2020, The Browning School, New York, New York, United States

IBSC Restoring Hope African Regional Conference, March 12 - 14, 2020, St. Andrew's School, Bloemfontein, South Africa

IBSC Boys Becoming: A Conference to Reimagine How Boys Become Good Men, April 19, 2020, Delbarton School, Morristown, New Jersey, United States

IBSC Teachers New to Boys’ Schools Conference, May 22 – 23, 2020, St. Alban’s College, Pretoria, South Africa

IBSC Australasia Conference on Sport and Boys' Education, September 27 – 29, 2020, Westlake Boys’ High School, Auckland, New Zealand


IBSC-CIRCLE Character Education Regional Conferences. The Pathway to Excellence: Becoming a Good Man

January 22 – 23, 2020, Aylesbury Grammar School and Dr. Challoner's Grammar School, United Kingdom

March 2 – 3, 2020, The Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States

April 3, 2020, Crescent School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

May 25 – 26, 2020, Prince Alfred College, Kent Town, South Australia, Australia


NCGS. Stand Up, speak Up. Girls Using their Voices to Engage, Empower & Enact.

June 22-24, 2020. 

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.

NCGS. Educating Girls Symposium. Leading Schools, Leading Girls. Preparing for the Future

January 27, 2020. 

The Hockaday School, Dallas, Texas, USA.

NCGS. Educating Girls Symposium. Leading Schools, Leading Girls. Preparing for the Future

October 26, 2020.

Branksome Hall. Toronto, Ontario. Canada.


The Gurian Institute. Schedule for 2020.

PISA report acknowledges the importance of the gender variable

PISA report, which is prepared every year in OECD countries, devotes broad sections to segment the results according to the gender variable. Single-sex education has always considered that it is important to take that data into account and, therefore, its methodology seeks to personalize the…

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Single-sex education and Constitutional Court

This article analyzes the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court on single-sex education, after a brief review of the background and jurisprudence of the Supreme Court. According to the case law of the Constitutional Court, insofar as the Constitution recognises freedom of education (Article 27.…

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