Gender differences in education: key studies and findings

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Sharpe
Interviews displaying girls' changing ambitions
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McRobbie
Study of girls' magazines displays the impact of feminism
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Weiner
Teachers challenging stereotypes
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Gorard
Gender gap and GCSE's
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Mitsos and Browne
Girls are more conscientious and better organised
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French
Boys receive more classroom attention
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Francis
Boys are disciplined more harshly
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Jackson
Exam league tables improve opportunities for girls
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Slee
Boys are less attractive because they are 4x more likely to be excluded
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Boaler
Equal opportunities policies
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Archer
Identity, class and girls' achievement
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Mitsos and Browne
Heavy industries and identity crisis for men
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Sewell
Education becoming 'feminised'
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Epstein
W/C boys likely to be harassed, labelled as sissies and subjected to homophobic verbal abuse if they appeared to be 'swots'
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Francis
Boys more concerned about being labelled by peers as swots because it was a threat to their masculinity
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Jones
Male teachers have a 1/4 chance of gaining a headship, whereas women only have 1/13
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Read
2 types of language that teachers use to express disapproval of pupils' work or behaviour
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Francis
2/3 7-8 y/o believe that the gender of a teacher does not matter
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Ringrose
Moral panic about 'failing boys'
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Osler
The focus on underachieving boys has led to a neglect of girls
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Norman
Girls and boys are socialised differently
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Byrne
Teachers encourage different types of behaviour in girls and boys
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Murphy and Elwood
Boys and girls read different books
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Browne and Ross
Gender domains are shaped by early experiences and expectations of adults
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Murphy
Boys and girls pay attention to different details even when tackling the same task
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Colley
Computer studies
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Leonard
Same-sex schools erase gender gap between subjects
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Paechter
Sporty girls have to deal with an image that doesn't fit the female stereotype
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Dewer
Lesbian and butch
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Mac an Ghaill
Male gaze
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Lees
Slags and drags
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Parker
Boys who are friendly with females labelled as gay
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Lees
Double standard of sexual morality
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