Tackling Gender Inequality, Raising Pupil Achievement

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INDEX
ability
gender 60
identity 66
ability groups 44, 51-2
ability streaming 54, 65-6
academic work, as feminine 9, 48
accountability 23
acculturation 6
achievement
gender factors 2-3
multiple factors 41
single-gender groupings 50
see also attainment
Achievement and Attainment 15
adolescence 43
AifL (Assessment is for Learning) 23-4
Airnes, J. 47
Alloway, N. 30
Alpha system 66
Ambitious Excellent Schools 23
Archer, L. 10
Arnot, M. 5, 8, 12
assertiveness 40
Assessment is for Learning (AifL) 23-4
Assessment of Achievement Programme 4
attainment
gender differences 4, 29
gender inequalities 2, 3-4, 11
Reach for the Stars 63
social class 13, 41
staff development 16-17
strategies for raising 16-17, 59-61
see also achievement; performance
attention-getting 17
Australia
educational reforms 2
Parliamentary report 19-20
studies 3, 14, 18, 21, 30, 70
award ceremonies 64
Baker Miller, J. 9
Baseline Assessment Programmes 4
behaviour
challenging 52, 62-3
compliant 11
conformist 3
dominant 40-2
gender stereotypes 19
learning 61-3
Behaviour Support Coordinator 61-3
Berrill, D. 9
Better Behaviour -- Better Learning 61-3
biological determinism 5, 20
Bird, V. 33
Black, P. 16
Blokes and Books 34-5
body/culture 7-8
boys
black 12
as disadvantaged 14, 19-20, 21
discipline 3
disengagement 43, 48
disruption 10
dominant behaviour 40-2
literacy 32-7, 71
peer groups 10, 12, 42, 43, 48
reading 18
sub-groups 40
underachievement 2, 3-4, 5, 10, 16, 18, 29, 30-1, 64
see also gender differences; gender stereotypes; masculinity
Bradford, W. 31, 43
brain dominance, right-/left-side 57
Brember, I. 3
Buie, E. 44
Bullock Report (DES) 28
burgh schools 27
Butler, J. 7-8, 68
Canadian studies 3, 14
capacity building 23
CAPER (Children and their Parents Enjoy Reading) 35-6, 37

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