Research Library

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]

Influences of single-sex education on non-cognitive student outcomes: Impacts on depression, self-esteem and aspirations (Kim & Kim, 2022)

Recent work by Seul-Ki Kim and Young-Chul Kim from the Department of Economics at Sogang University, South Korea, has focussed on non-cognitive student outcomes and the role of single-sex education on these aspects of the student experience. Kim and Kim’s (2022, p. 112) article considers the effects of single-sex schooling…

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Gender interest stereotypes: An under considered impact on gender disparity in computer science and engineering (Master et al., 2021)

There is a societal stereotype that suggests girls are less interested in computer science and engineering compared to boys. Researchers from the Universities of Houston and Washington in the United State of America (USA) have undertaken a project to investigate the impact of these gender interest stereotypes on girls and…

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Supporting girls’ decision making: Risk taking behaviours in adolescent friendship groups (Flouri et al., 2022)

Eirini Flouri, Efstathios Papachristou and Heather Joshi (2022, p. 343) from the University College of London Institute of Education have undertaken a study to question if “adolescents’ style of decision-making is related to the sex composition of their friendship groups”. Peer influence in adolescence has received significant attention in research.…

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Resilience training and social self-efficacy: Potential benefits for girls (Gadari et al., 2022)

With the extent of natural disasters, pandemic, national emergencies and other crises, the risk to children’s mental health has increasingly been addressed by researchers. Shima Gadari, Jamileh Farokhzadian and Parvin Mangolian shahrbabaki (2022) have recently undertaken research into the social self-efficacy of girls as a response to female children’s vulnerability…

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Empowering girls and young women through education: Improving menstrual literacy and understanding (Roux et al., 2022)

The purpose of this research study was to produce an understanding of the need to develop school-based ovulatory-menstrual health literary resources. Felicity Roux, Sharyn Burns, HuiJun Chih and Jacqueline Hendriks (2022), in conjunction with the School of Population Health, Curtin University, Western Australia, have undertaken important research showing the high…

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