Influence of gender, single-sex and co-educational schooling on students’ enjoyment and achievement in mathematics (Prendergast and O’Donoghue, 2014)

An Irish study has found that although girls out-score males on every diagnostic mathematics examination, girls report lower levels of mathematics enjoyment than boys, particularly in co-educational schools (Prendergast & O’Donoghue, 2014, p. 1128). Mark Prendergast from the Dublin Institute of Technology and John O’Donoghue from the University of Limerick…
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