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


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

The future of schools in the COVID context (Stannard, 2020)

In January 2020, just months before the COVID crisis hit Europe, the World Economic Forum (WEF) produced a report, Schools of the Future. The WEF identified the critical characteristics in learning content and learning experiences that together define a high-quality education suitable for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. These include global…

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Collegiality and collaboration bolster the wellbeing of school principals (Beausaert et al., 2021)

Data collected from 2,084 Australian and 829 Irish principals and deputy principals demonstrates that higher levels of wellbeing are experienced by those who build effective networks both inside and outside their school. In particular, this study has highlighted the importance of supportive colleagues and supervisors within and outside a principal’s…

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