Do single-sex schools increase girls’ participation in maths and physical sciences? (Cherney & Campbell, 2011)

Research by American academics Isabelle Cherney and Kaitlin Campbell on the effects of single-sex schools on girls’ participation in physical sciences has found that girls in single-sex schools have “significantly higher self-esteem and higher achievement motive than girls in coeducational schools” (Cherney & Campbell, 2011, p. 721). In addition to demographic, career choice,…
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