2020

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

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

Understanding underachievement in gifted students: Mindset, perfectionism and achievement attitudes (Mofield & Parker Peters, 2019)

A US study examining differences in achievement outcomes between gifted achievers and gifted underachievers has found that mindset about intelligence, attitude towards achievement and nature of perfectionist behaviours are individual factors which can enhance or limit the performance potential of gifted students (Mofield & Parker Peters, 2019, p. 108). It…

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Trans @ School (Queensland Human Rights Commission, 2020)

The Queensland Human Rights Commission (QHRC) has published a report to assist educators and families of transgender and gender diverse students to navigate government and non-government school environments, including single-sex and faith-based schools. This is an area in which girls’ schools will need to carefully consider their own circumstances, taking…

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Educator perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning in Australia and New Zealand (Pivot Professional Learning, April 2020)

A survey of over 3,500 teachers from Australia and New Zealand on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has found that teachers’ top three concerns for students are social isolation, a decrease in wellbeing, and potential learning loss. Teachers are also concerned about the impact of the pandemic on their…

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COVID-19 guide: Communications & connecting with community

It has never been more important for schools to connect with community — from current students, parents and staff to alumnae and former staff, from prospective families and incoming students to local communities and charities. In some ways this task has become more difficult but, in other ways, it has…

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COVID-19 guide: Staff support and wellbeing

In recognition of the need to look after the welfare of the entire school community — including principals, teachers, professional and administrative staff — during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance has compiled a list of digital resources relating to mental wellbeing. Some resources relate specifically to school staff wellbeing during…

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