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[IWS] OECD: THE ABC OF GENDER EQUALITY IN EDUCATION: APTITUTE, BEHAVIOUR, CONFIDENCE [5 March 2015]

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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

 

PISA 2012 RESULTS:

THE ABC OF GENDER EQUALITY IN EDUCATION: APTITUTE, BEHAVIOUR, CONFIDENCE [5 March 2015]

http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/pisa-2012-results-gender.htm

or

http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/the-abc-of-gender-equality-in-education_9789264229945-en#page1

[read online, 182 pages]

or

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/the-abc-of-gender-equality-in-education_9789264229945-en

 

 

Many countries have been successful in closing gender gaps in learning outcomes. But even when boys and girls are equally proficient in mathematics and science, their attitudes towards learning and aspirations for their future are markedly different – and that has a significant impact on their decision to pursue further education and on their choice of career. The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence tries to determine why, in the 64 countries and economies covered, 15-year-old boys are more likely than girls, on average, to be overall low achievers, and why high-performing 15-year-old girls underachieve in mathematics, science and problem solving compared to high-achieving boys. As the evidence in the report makes clear, gender disparities in school performance stem from students’ attitudes towards learning and their behaviour in school, from how they choose to spend their leisure time, and from the confidence they have – or do not have – in their own abilities as students.

 

Press Release 5 March 2015

Early gender gaps drive career choices and employment opportunities, says OECD

http://www.oecd.org/newsroom/early-gender-gaps-drive-career-choices-and-employment-opportunities.htm

 

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