Analysis of NAPLAN numeracy and reading data reveals that single-sex schools on average provide no better value-add over time than coeducational schools, as Katherine Dix explains. ACER analysis using hierarchical linear modelling of school-level data from NAPLAN has investigated the impact of single-sex schooling on student achievement at Years 3, 5 and 7. Only schools with data available at Years 3, 5 and 7 were included in the analysis.
The Adass Israel School sex abuse scandal is a criminal case and extradition dispute regarding allegations of child sex abuse at a religious school in MelbourneAustralia. Victoria Police have laid 74 charges against a former principalMalka Leifer, concerning conduct from to At least eight victims have come forward, and an investigation is ongoing.
Diane Halpern, a past president of the American Psychological Association, said the basis for single-sex education needed to be re-examined when there was no research to show that boys and girls learn differently. The psychology professor at Claremont McKenna College in California has specialised in sex, gender and cognition for 30 years, and addressed the Australian Psychological Society congress on Wednesday morning. Halpern pointed to a meta-analysis of studiesrepresenting the testing of 1.
It was an innocent conversation among girlfriends that got serious quickly. It took place years ago when news of endemic date rape in colleges and the armed forces was exposed in the US and the "no means no rule" was once again a hot topic. After we had discussed how rudimentary the "no is no" concept is and just what men are missing in translation, a couple of us went self-consciously quiet. I was one.
Updated January 09, The debate over single-sex versus co-ed schools has raged for decades in Australia, but it could soon be a moot point. While experts still discuss which is better for academic outcomesrecent research has found single-sex schools are dwindling and could be gone entirely in the non-government sector by
Students completed a self-report survey containing questions relating to teacher and peer-related bullying, measures of psychosocial adjustment, and personality. The results showed that students could be clearly differentiated according to the type of victimization they had experienced. Students reporting peer victimization typically showed high levels of social alienation, poorer psychological functioning, and poorer self-esteem and self-image.
The Victorian Head of the Schoolgirls regatta is contested between girls at schools from all across the state of Victoria Australia. Schools from the Girls Sport Victoria GSV and also Associated Public Schools of Victoria APSas well as smaller school rowing groups which enter under a rowing club banner, compete in a range of events over m for the Year 9 and Year 10 events or m for the Open events typically girls in years 11 and Whereas in most rowing, coxswains can be of either sex, in the HOSG all coxswains must be female and attend the same school as the rowers of the crew that they are coxing.
Girls' confidence tends to fall below boys' from about the age of nine, and the gap doesn't close until they are elderly. A study involving 10, students found no significant differences in self-confidence between girls and boys in gender-segregated high schools. Girls are as confident as boys in single-sex schooling environments, a study has found.
Posted September 06, Up to 80 per cent of schoolgirls in Liberia's capital are selling sex to pay for an education they see as their only escape from poverty, an international charity says. Save the Children's findings underlined the social crisis in the West African country, which is holding elections next month in an attempt to draw a line after 14 years of civil war that created a generation of orphans and tore the state apart.