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Girl friendly schooling [electronic resource] / edited by Judith Whyte ... [et al.].

Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
London : Methuen, 1985.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (271 p.)
Subjects:
Sex discrimination in education -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Educational equalization -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Asks what makes schooling unfriendly to girls and examines the success or otherwise of interventions intended to bring about change.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Notes on contributors; Glossary; Preface; List of unpublished conference papers; What makes schooling unfriendly to girls?; Editors' introduction; Sex bias in schools: national perspectives; The attitudes of teachers; Teachers' attitudes towards girls and technology; The new vocationalism in secondary schools: its influence on girls; Interventions to make schooling more girl friendly; Editors' introduction; Girl friendly science and the girl friendly school; Personal and professional: a feminist approach
INSET for equal opportunities in the London Borough of BrentTeacher attitudes towards issues of sex equality; 'Humberside goes neuter': an example of LEA intervention for equal opportunities; Development of LEA policy: Manchester; Reflections on intervention: where do we go from here?; Legislation and mediation: to what extent has the Sex Discrimination Act changed girls' schooling ?; A question of judgment; Unfriendly myths about women teachers; Is 'girl friendly schooling' really what girls need?; Editorial note; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Includes papers presented at a conference on Girl Friendly Schooling.
Includes bibliography: p. [234]-243 and index.
Contributor:
Byrne, Judith, 1945-
ISBN:
1-134-94455-1
1-138-47559-9
9786610322244
1-280-32224-1
0-585-44760-8
OCLC:
646718001
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