Media Hub

Welcome to the Alliance Media Hub, a resource for all media interested in single-sex girls’ education research, issues and information.

To access our members only Research Library, please login through the ‘My Account’ link in the top right.

Once registered you will also receive our weekly Media Alert and specialised eBriefs on hot research topics.

If you are a staff member at an Alliance member school and not a journalist, please REGISTER HERE and not through the form below which is only for media.

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We are always happy to discuss any relevant education-related topic, either for a quote or just if you are looking for clarity or information on a subject.

Contact: Teva Smith – Director of Communications on [email protected] or 0416 812 417



21 February 2022 – Co-ed schools perpetuate out-dated sexual attitudes

25 February 2022 – Single-sex education is not the problem

2 May 2022 – Male hubris, female humility: how schools can close the gap

2 June 2022 – Girls do far better academically, socially & emotionally at single-sex schools

13 June 2022 – Why girls’ schools succeed at producing women who lead


13 January 2021 – Girls embrace Australia’s largest ever female-only virtual student leadership conference

4 February 2021 – National Youth Survey 2020 finds girls at single-sex schools fared better than the national average during the pandemic

26 February 2021 – Why it is a mistake to remove the government single-sex schooling option in Hobart

1 March 2021 – Lack of respect and porn culture to blame for the epidemic of sexual assault, not single-sex schools 

17 March 2021 – Hobart’s girls to get a leadership leg up

28 July 2021 – Otago cultural healing project improves mental health for girls

28 July 2021 – Co-education is no help for girls as UK study finds sexual harassment is rife in co-ed schools


15 January 2020 – Girls learn to smash the glass ceiling at Australia’s largest girls-only student leadership event

9 March 2020 – Why you should choose a single-sex school, particularly for girls

12 June 2020 – New study reveals girls mental health significantly impacted by COVID-19

27 October 2020 – New PISA analysis shows girls’ school students outscore co-ed girls


15 January 2019 – Girls set to become future leaders at Australia’s largest girls-only student leadership event

25 February 2019 – New education research shows graduates of all-girls schools are set-up for future success

30 May 2019 – Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are in the classroom

3 July 2019 – Inspirational Mt Alvernia College educator receives inaugural award for exceptional teaching in a girls’ school

16 October 2019 – What’s the bottom line on single-sex education

25 November 2019 – Best educational environment may be one without the opposite sex


3 January 2018 – Tomorrow’s female CEOs kick off 2018 at Australia’s largest girls-only student leadership conference

1 March 2018 – New research confirms girls at single-sex schools are up to 85% more likely to take advanced STEM subjects than co-ed girls

23 April 2018 – Single-sex schools, the myths of socio-economic status, gender stereotyping and the push for more women in STEM

24 April 2018 – Opinion- Are single-sex schools still relevant?

5 May 2018 – Girls need a positive approach to sex and relationships

20 June 2018 – Australasian girls’ schools bring home global education strategies

20 September 2018 – Girls’ schools laud Gender Equality Council 

7 October 2018 – Choice is the answer

6 November 2018 – Single-sex schools are more relevant than ever

15 November 2018 – To achieve gender equality, we need more single-sex schools


4 January 2017 – Girls take charge in Australia’s largest girls-only student leadership conference

1 February 2017 – Single-sex schools – a choice to embrace

3 February 2017 – Why a Girl’s School? So Much Less to Unlearn – Prof Erica McWilliam

4 May 2017 – Open letter to Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer

21 June 2017 – Could space launch these girls’ future careers?

27 June 2017 – Melbourne girls get MAD skills to make a difference in the world


8 December 2016 – NASA to up-skill 161 students in STEM during Australia’s largest Space School expedition

17 August 2016 – The case for girls’ schools – The Age opinion piece by President Fran Reddan

4 August 2016 – New research confirms girls are more confident in maths and science at girls’ schools

26 June 2016 – NASA to welcome 86 NSW Alliance students in Australia’s largest Space School expedition

23 June 2016 – Psychological acupuncture comes to New Zealand schools

7 June 2016 – Experiment supports single-sex schools

3 June 2016 – Unique Education Collaboration wins QLD Premiers Reconciliation Award 2016

31 May 2016 – Girls’ schools a vital option

23 May 2016 – Gender issues focus of Australasian girls’ schools conference