The ABC of Gender Equality in Education

Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence

In series:PISAview more titles

Published on March 05, 2015

Also available in: French


This fascinating compilation of the recent data on gender differences in education presents a wealth of data, analysed from a multitude of angles in a clear and lively way. In particular it looks at underperformance among boys, lack of self confidence among girls and family, school and societal influences before addressing policies to help boys and girls reach their full potential.


Foreword and Acknowledgements
Executive summary
Reader's Guide
Emerging gender gaps in education
Tackling underperformance among boys
Girls' lack of self-confidence
Expectations and reality for school-leavers
How family, school and society affect boys' and girls' performance at school
Policies and practices to help boys and girls fulfil their potential
Annexes2 chapters available
What some countries are doing to promote gender equality in education
List of tables available on line
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