TITLE

Mixed-sex schooling dampens girls' ambitions, claims head

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Education (14637073);11/20/2009, Issue 374, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that mixed-sex schooling can limit girls' ambitions in school as well as their progress in male-dominated professions, warned Elizabeth Allen, head of Newstead Wood School in Orpington, Kent, England. Allen told the Girls' School Association annual conference in Harrogate, England that pupils at all-girl schools are more likely to be confident because single-sex schools allow girls to increase each other's confidence. Girls' competitiveness is discussed.
ACCESSION #
45411342

 

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