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Exploring the ‘Boy Crisis' in Education (2011)

In many countries that are part of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), there is a growing concern over studies suggesting that boys lag behind girls in measures of scholastic achievement.

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2012-11-23

Why boys don't like to read: Gender differences in reading achievement (2009)

Lessons in Learning – February 18, 2009

In Canada, standardized assessments reveal a persistent literacy gap between boys and girls, with girls outperforming boys in reading.

The authors point to many factors that contribute to the gender gap in literacy, including test bias; differences in reading attitudes, behaviours and preferences; and limited availability of reading material that appeals to boys.

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2012-03-05

From Practitioner to Researcher and Back Again (2009)

An Ethnographic Case Study of a Research-In-Practice Project

This thesis was prepared to fulfil the requirements for a doctor of philosophy degree in educational studies at the University of British Columbia.

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2010-04-28

Gender and Adult Learning (2006)

A Review of the State of the Field of Adult Learning

This report, commissioned by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is part of a series examining aspects of adult learning in Canada.

The authors searched databases, websites, print literature and journals, and conference proceedings, and sent emails to researchers in the field of adult education and women. With some exceptions, the search was limited to the 10-year period leading up to 2006.

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2009-07-22

Plan a Family-Fun-Day! (2007)

A How-to-Kit

This How-to-Kit was developed by the NWT Literacy Council to help families and communities celebrate literacy. It offers advice on how to plan a family fun day and contains a planning checklist as wells as lots of ideas for activities, games, activity sheets and crafts.

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2008-03-14

Thoughts from the Circle of Nirva (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, March 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 3

In this article, the author offers a creative essay on gender inequality.

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2004-09-09

Math is a (Wo) man's Subject (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the author, a secondary school mathematics teacher for many years, discusses how she modified both her teaching and curriculum in response to a growing feminist awareness.

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2004-09-02

Foreigners to the Culture: Women in Trades and Technologies (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991- Vol. 9, No. 2

In 1983, women made up about three percent of the apprenticeable trades and slightly more of the technologies. This number had barely increased from ten years before. It seems, that although there is an increase in the number of women entering the trades and technologies, many are not staying. The reason is not that they don't like the work, but because they can't stand the environment.

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2004-07-28

Educating Across Difference: Sistren Theatre Collective (1992)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1992 - Vol. 9, No. 3

In this article, the author tells about a workshop she attended at the Fifth Congress of Feminists From Latin America and the Caribbean. The workshop was organized by Sistren, a women's popular education theatre group and dealt with the topic of difference and culture/race/gender/class barriers.

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2004-03-31

Feminist Therapy: A Transformative Educational Tool (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - vol.4 no. 1

This article critiques existing physical and mental health services for women and discusses new services designed to meet the specific needs of women from a female perspective. The new psychological theory recognizes that females develop differently from males.

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2004-02-13

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