Education - gender

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Trends in gender and achivement:

  • Opportunities for women were still limited after WW2
  • 1990s - girls outperform boys at most levels of the education system
  • 2013 - Girls achieved more A* - C at GCSE and A-level
  • Girls were more likely to pass every subject apart frim Economics and Media
  • 2010/11 - more female (55%) than male (45%) full-time graduates
  • Women outperform men by about 5%

Social change and the effects on girls:

  • Jobs for women in the service sector of the economy have expanded
  • They are provided with the incentitve to seek economic independance
  • Wilkson…


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