Schools reflect the society which surrounds them but they must also be agents of change. The last few decades have seen an explosion of research on gender and education and, in this volume the author examines in a rigorous but highly accessible way, new research findings and new strategies for change, continuing to argue that both sexes lose out from sexist schooling.

chapter |11 pages


chapter |32 pages

The formative years

Nursery, infant and junior school

chapter |23 pages

The adolescent in school

chapter |24 pages

The teachers

chapter |20 pages

Strategies for change

chapter |7 pages


The way forward