The impact of Gender on education: home factors


A level


6m 40s
Since the mid 1990’s girls have outperformed girls in most areas of education. This podcast explores the reasons outside the school that have led to this recent trend.

1. Listen carefully and make notes.

2. Describe patterns of achievement in terms of gender.

3. Identify the main external factors which lead to gender differences in education

4. If girls are achieving more than boys in education, why are they paid on average, less than men in the work place?

5. In your view, are home or school factors more significant in shaping gender differences in education?

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