Originally published in 1969. This is the first volume in a trilogy which compares co-educational and single-sex schools. The study is based on the results of over twenty years’ experience among teachers and pupils and examines in detail the differences between the two types of school. This volume focuses on the teachers and on the pupil-teacher relationship.
Introduction 1. The Investigations 2. The Verdict of Experience: Preferences 3. The Verdict of Experience: Qualitative 4. Discipline: Teachers’ Observation 5. Friendliness and Helpfulness of Teachers 6. Men and Women Teachers 7. Teachers Who Had a Powerful Influence for Good 8. Teachers Who Had a Distinctly Bad Influence 9. Discipline: Ex-pupils’ Observations 10. Discipline: Some Explorations 11. The Amalgamated Schools 12. The Teacher Image 13. The Premature Retirement of Women Teachers 14. Appraisal. Appendix 1: The Questionnaires. Appendix 2: Additional Tables. Appendix 3: Pupils’ Direct Comparison Comments. Appendix 4: Additional Comments of Interest
Reissuing works originally published between 1945 and 1998, this collection of books on the intersection of gender and education looks at various issues within schools and teaching, from careers of primary school teachers to the experience of single-sex schools, to adult learning provision for women. Some of the books included here look at research undertaken into the issues of gender within education while others consider an individual aspect, such as the education of women in developing countries, or the construction of masculinity. This set offers a wide spread of coverage on a key topic in education.