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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. Academic research 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.

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School starting time for young adolescents (Wolfson et al., 2007)

Adolescents require about 9.2 hours of sleep (Wolfson, Spaulding, Dandrow & Baroni, 2007, p. 194). The time that students start school can affect their amount of night sleep and level of daytime sleepiness. This study examined sleep-wake patterns of 205 young adolescents attending two urban, New England, public, middle schools…
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Cyberbullying and online teens (Lenhart, 2007)

A nationally representative phone survey of 935 teenagers by the Pew Internet & American Life Project aimed to explore the extent and depth of cyberbullying in America. The telephone survey was followed up with a series of focus group discussions with teenagers. A significant gender gap was found. Girls were…
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