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.
Table of Contents
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