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Do single-sex schools help Australians major in STEMM at university?

Law, Helen; Sikora, Joanna

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Single-sex schooling is believed to benefit students’ academic achievement and girls’ engagement in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM). The latter is assumed because single-sex environments are meant to neutralise gender stereotypes. Little is known, however, about longer term effects of such schooling. Therefore, we consider whether graduating from a single-sex school increases the uptake of university majors in physical or life sciences. Using data from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/209287
Source: School Effectiveness and School Improvement
DOI: 10.1080/09243453.2020.1755319
Access Rights: Open Access

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