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AGSA (Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia)  Student Leadership Conference. The Women's College. Sydney University. Australia. 15th-18th January 2019. GSA (Girls' Schools Association) Leading Schools toward the Future. Edgbaston High School. Birmingham. 26th-27th February 2019. NCGS…

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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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In single-sex schools, gender stereotypes are void

An article published by Kevin Stannard on 3rd November 2018 in https://www.tes.com/news/single-sex-schools-gender-stereotypes-are-void?amp&__twitter_impression=true When boys and girls are educated separately, both have an increased awareness of equality, writes Dr Kevin Stannard On her recent…

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Single-sex education widens the possibilities of students

Having worked in Education for almost thirty years, and in leadership positions for twenty of those, I have only ever taught in a co-educational environment until January this year when I became Principal of Surbiton High School. Surbiton High School comprises three Schools - a Girls’ Prep,…

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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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