Investigación

Sex Differences in Mathematics and Reading Achievement Are Inversely Related: Within- and Across-Nation Assessment of 10 Years of PISA Data

  Abstract We analyzed one decade of data collected by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), including the mathematics and reading performance of nearly 1.5 million 15 year olds in 75 countries. Across nations, boys scored higher than girls in mathematics, but lower than…

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A new study of 87,921 students [KR]

A new study of 87,921 students: students RANDOMLY assigned to single-gender schools had better outcomes than students assigned to coed schools.   Leonard Sax (http://www.singlesexschools.org/) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Seoul South Korea, because in Seoul,…

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The Effects of Single-Sex Education on Short and Long Term Extracurricular Participation [US] [2012]

  The Effects of Single-Sex Education on Short and Long Term Extracurricular Participation By: Grace A. Foster April, 2012 Abstract A provision in “No Child Left Behind” that allows for single-sex education in public schools has led to increased interest in the potential…

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Ces garçons, juste là pour embêter les filles ? Résultat d’une enquête auprès des élèves [2012]

Que retirent les filles de la présence des garçons en classe ? D’un point de vue éducatif, pas grand-chose. C’est du moins ce qui ressort d’un questionnaire anonyme de 37 questions soumis à plus de 400 élèves appartenant aux 13 écoles non-mixtes de l’EASSE en Catalogne (Espagne).…

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The effect of class composition by gender and ability on secondary school students’ school well-being and academic self-concept: A literature review [US] [2012]

Barbara Belfi, Mieke Goos, Bieke De Fraine, Jan Van Damme. Educational Research Review, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2012, Pages 62–74 Abstract:  In the field of educational effectiveness research, the influence of a class’ student body on students’ individual achievement scores has…

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