Report: Male teachers not enough to close British gender gap

07/8/2007 | BBC

Hiring more male teachers in the U.K. and using boy-friendly teaching styles to help boys catch up to girls in school is too "simplistic" and may backfire, a new Department for Children, Schools and Families report says. Two-thirds of students said their teacher's gender didn't matter, and the report found that there was little evidence to support the belief that boys and girls learn differently.

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI
VP - Partnership Operations
Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD
Principal at Hamtramck Academy
National Heritage Academies
Hamtramck, MI
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL