An unprecedented collaboration between leading names from the independent and state sectors, this thought-provoking book addresses the current crisis in education for the most able.
Grounded in the classroom, the authors draw on their own first-hand experiences and international research to scrutinise techniques and practices from leading countries, exploring the more divisive issues that have damaged teaching worldwide.
Demonstrating what works well in teaching the most able, and also what does not work, the book offers a radical solution, a stimulus to thought and a way forward for teachers, academics and all those with responsibility for ensuring high standards in education, including governments and members of regulatory authorities.
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Chapter 12: Disadvantage, Gender and Ability as an Illness
Disadvantage, Gender and Ability as an Illness
Inevitably, in a work of this nature there arises a rag-bag of issues that for one reason or another do not merit a chapter or section of their own, but are nevertheless important, either to flag as worthy of further study or simply to note as work in progress.
Gender differences are ...