Providing current research to our members is a strategic priority for the Alliance. We deliver access to valuable resources and anaylsis of the latest research findings relevant to educators of girls. Subscription-only academic research articles, as well as open access articles and reports by governments, universities and major organisations are summarised for members, highlighting themes and topics of particular relevance to the education of girls, including academic performance, mental health, leadership, neuroscience, single-sex education, STEM, wellbeing, and work and careers.

With more than 500 research abstracts, including over 160 related to single-sex education, many of which summarise research from subscription-only academic journals, the Alliance Research Library provides an unparalleled source of information on single-sex education for girls.

Library access and membership:

Free library membership and access is available for all staff of Alliance member schools, simply complete the access request form to receive your personalised login.

Annual library subscription for non-Alliance members costs AUD550


For more information or member access, please contact Loren Bridge (t) +61 7 5521 0749 (e) [email protected]

Implementation of gender-inclusive instruction in single-sex and mixed-sex science classrooms (Parker & Rennie, 2002)

This study, undertaken in ten government co-educational high schools in Western Australia, found that single-sex classes provide environments in which teachers can implement gender-inclusive science instructional strategies more readily and effectively than in mixed-sex settings. Sexual harassment of girls was also eliminated in single-sex classes. The study by Parker and…

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Career aspirations of adolescent girls (Watson, Quatman & Edler, 2002)

Watson, Quatman and Edler (2002) found that girls at single-sex schools had higher real career aspirations than girls at co-educational schools. The career aspirations of high-achieving American, adolescent girls were explored by comparing them to the aspirations of adolescent boys. The influence of school grade, achievement level and single-sex versus coeducational school…

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