Perspectives on Educational Policy Series 5

Review of Research on the Achievement of Girls in Single Sex Schools

Paperback
May 1999
9780854735907
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  • Publisher
    UCL IOE Press
  • Published
    30th May 1999
  • ISBN 9780854735907
  • Language English
  • Pages 62 pp.
  • Size 5.875" x 8.33"
$13.95

This review of current research on girls' achievement includes the debate about single-sex schools and their effect on girls' performance, and the setting up of single-sex classes in mixed-sex schools to counteract gender-related differences in performance. The authors show that the performance patterns of girls and boys are changing, with new complexities replacing the traditional stereotypes.

Jannette Elwood

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Caroline Gipps

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