ALL EDUCATION 2

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Mitsos and Browne
Comparison of girl’s magazines in the 70s and 90s. Were very domesticate, now highlight the importance of choice and self-esteem.
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Increase in jobs in more female dominated areas of work – caring professions. Need degree level education so motivates to work hard.
Changes in structure of employment = reduced number of manual jobs. Boys have low expectations of jobs so have little reason to achieve in education system.
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Compared results of interviews in 70s and 90s. In 70s, girl’s priorities were men, love, marriage, husband and kids. In 90s, careers were much more important.
Girls ambitions have changed due to changes in society such as contraception and strong female role models.
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There has been an identity crisis for males. Lack of manual jobs and loss of traditional roles in family has led to males not knowing what to identify with.
There is a hidden patriarchal curriculum. In history for example women are invisible, stereotypical images of women in text books
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Since the 1980’s teachers have challenged stereotypes against women. Sexist images removed from learning materials.
Females are still subjected to the male gaze and are seen as sexual objects by males. Can affect interactions in classrooms and group work.
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Males have pressure to act macho. This may be due to traditional male stereotypes or the feminisation of education.
Equal opportunities have been a major influence on female’s increase in attainment. Barriers have been removed.
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Lack of male role models in school could be reason for underachievement of males.
The gender gap was fairly constant from 75 – 89, when it increased sharply. This was when GCSEs were introduced, bringing with them coursework.
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Girls are more successful in coursework because they spend more time on their work, make it well presented, are better at meeting deadlines.
Teachers spend more time interacting with boys than girls. Teachers encourage male dominance in classroom through the language they use.
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While boys got more attention, they were disciplined more harshly, and felt picked on by teachers = SFP.
Studied a FE class and found teachers found it more difficult to remember girls names, boys received more attention than girls, girls underestimated their ability.
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The introduction of league tables has improved opportunities for girls: high achieving girls are attractive to schools. Get more choice of schools and better facilities.
Three main functions for education; bridge from family to wider society, socialises children to basic values of society, selects people for their future roles in society.
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Three functions of education: Social solidarity, specialist skills and a society in miniature.
Incorporate the economic factors of education system, most able get the highest qualifications, go on to do better job with better pay, which motivates people.
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Believes in the ideological state apparatus. Education socialises WC children to accepting their subordinate status. Teaches people how to accept their position and to be exploited.
Main function of education is regenerating the labour market. Proposed the correspondence principle, that school corresponds with the work place.
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State education has failed because it has not created equal opportunity, it is inefficient, they are not answerable to paying customers. Call for the introduction of education market.
Studied WC boys, noticed the similarities between ‘the lads’ and the culture of shop floor WC men.
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Increase in jobs in more female dominated areas of work – caring professions. Need degree level education so motivates to work hard.

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Changes in structure of employment = reduced number of manual jobs. Boys have low expectations of jobs so have little reason to achieve in education system.

Card 3

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Compared results of interviews in 70s and 90s. In 70s, girl’s priorities were men, love, marriage, husband and kids. In 90s, careers were much more important.

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Card 4

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There has been an identity crisis for males. Lack of manual jobs and loss of traditional roles in family has led to males not knowing what to identify with.

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Card 5

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Since the 1980’s teachers have challenged stereotypes against women. Sexist images removed from learning materials.

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