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Gender differences and GCSE results

Gender differences and GCSE results

a report on the differences between GCSE results gained by boys and girls in five Hampshire schools and the relation of these to differences shown in pupil surveys administered by Keele University.

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Published by Keele University, Centre for Successful Schools in Keele .
Written in English


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ContributionsUniversity of Keele. Centre for Successful Schools.
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This statistic shows the GCSE results/pass rates in England (UK) from the academic year /, by gender. Girls achieved better pass rates than boys at all levels in this academic year, with percent achieving 5* GCSEs A*-C grades or equivalent.   Gender differences in school achievement. Past research suggested that girls are in general more successful in school than boys. Hartley and Sutton have recently reported that especially boys develop gender stereotypes according to which girls are perceived as academically superior with regard to motivation, ability, performance, and self-regulation.


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The reported outcome of GCSE and A-level examinations is a grade (A*, B, C, etc.), and so it seems natural to report differences in the proportion or percentage of boys and girls achieving at or above a particular grade (e.g. at GCSE, differences in the proportion or percentage achieving a grade C or better).File Size: 1MB.

The effects of social class and ethnicity on gender differences in GCSE attainment: a secondary analysis of the Youth Cohort Study of England and Wales – P. Connolly British educational research journal, 32(1), The results show there were almost 1, fewer entries for GCSE German this year, with almost 1, fewer girls choosing the subject.

Boys improved this year, with per cent of grades being awarded at grade 9, compared to per cent last year, while per cent of girls achieved the same, up from per cent last year. Teenagers overturned gender expectations in GCSE results yesterday, with girls performing better in maths and physics than in previous years and boys getting more top grades in English.

Prominent campaigns led to a jump in entries from girls who wanted to study computing. The facts show that boys remain well behind girls when it comes to GCSE results as well. Only % of males received A*-C grades whilst % of women received the same Gender differences and GCSE results book – the equivalent ofmore A-C grades.

GCSE results: Gender gap widens as girls pull further ahead. The gap between the GCSE achievements of girls and boys is at its widest since   About 90% of exam results in England this year come from the new GCSEs, the result of an overhaul ordered in The new exams in maths and English were first sat last year but this summer a further 20 subjects, including sciences, religious studies, history and geography, have been added.

School report: the gender gap in exam results and STEM confidence; School report: the gender gap in exam results and STEM confidence Series: Business trends. Want to change the landscape for women and girls coming up behind you but not sure where to start.

While there are obvious differences in the ways boys and girls learn, a whole host of. The GCSE results today showed the female A*-C rate was % compared to % for males, a gap of percentage points and a small increase on last year.

Because the results for Chinese pupils are based on a very small number, the average score for this group can be heavily influenced by one pupil either performing exceptionally, or getting a very low score. The data shows that Traveller of Irish Heritage pupils had a low average Attainment 8 score ().

10 thoughts on “ GCSE Results ” Colin Carter 27th August at pm. Enlightening article, as always. Just to call you out on one small point, the pass grade hasn’t lowered under the new system: the bottom of a grade 4 is equivalent to the bottom of an old grade C. Age distribution of GCSE entries by subject Aged 15 or under % aged 16 % aged 17 or over u u o o o.

Girls are closing the gap on boys in Maths and Physics, the latest GCSE results show. This year per cent of girls taking Maths were awarded top grades of either 7, 8 or 9 – equivalent to A.

The gender differences in mean grades were significantly larger at school than at university by % (lnRR school–uni diff: −, CI: − to −; Supplementary Table 3). The gender differences in variation were also larger at school than at university, but the difference of % was non-significant Cited by: School leader Caroline Sherwood discusses the impact that gender stereotyping can have and the challenges faced by schools and teachers.

There has been a long-standing gender gap at GCSE for those attaining five-plus A* to C grades: sinceon this threshold measure, a significant gender gap in favour of girls has emerged.

An analysis by the PA news agency of GCSE data reveals a postcode lottery in whether children are entered for and achieve the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) - a Government measure introduced a Author: Mark Duell For Mailonline. A catalog record for this book is available from the British Library.

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Gender differences in mathematics / edited by Ann Gallagher, James Kaufman. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn – isbn (pbk.) 1. Mathematical ability – Sex differences. Gender and achievement. gender and achievement, why are girls doing better than boys, why do boys underachieve.

At A –Level gender differences in pass rate are much narrower but gender differences still remain: () found boys tend to over-estimate their ability, with GCSE results showing the opposite to be true. Boys struggle to do as well as girls at GCSE, and schools up and down the country are desperately scrabbling around for solutions.

GCSE changes. In my own department, we had seen our results improve for our boys year-on-year and yet the gap remained as the girls saw the same rate of improvement. In conclusion, there are many reasons for academic gender differences within the education system, including the stereotypes and the views of gender roles within society.

In order to close the gap that seems to be continuously growing, changing ways in which teaching is approached seems to be a logical solution. The Independent Books Why do we always pit boys against girls on GCSE results day and pretend everything is fixed to the girls' advantage.

The way in which we talk about gender and exam Author: Glosswitch. Inthe gender gap increased to 10% difference (% boys and % girls). The new GCSE structure is aimed to introduce to methodology to combat this even so, the gap remained broadly consistent in at %.

Regarding Maths, there is a shift in KS3 and KS4 that has only occurred since the s (House of Commons, ). This year's GCSE exam results, which more thanstudents are getting on Thursday, show that girls are still outstripping boys in almost every subject.

The government says it is worried by the "unacceptable" gender gap of nine percentage points at the top grades.

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The Department has today published statistics that show GCSE and equivalent qualification results, broken down by different pupil characteristics such as gender, free school meals eligibility and. GCSE results: cumulative percentages by grade and gender The table shows the number of entries in each subject, broken down by gender.

It then lists the cumulative percentage grade achieved by. The gender gap in GCSE results has narrowed this year, with per cent of boys' entries being awarded an A* to C.

But they continue to lag behind girls by per cent. The gap between girls and boys at GCSE level in Northern Ireland is widening. While the pupils who opened their results yesterday beat last year's students, girls improved more than boys. MYTHS ABOUT UNDERACHIEVEMENT: GENDER, ETHNIC AND SOCIAL CLASS DIFFERENCES IN GCSE RESULTS Sean Demack, David Drew and Mike Grimsley.

Sheffield Hallam University. Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 27 th to August 30. Results of research on the differences between women and men in self-rated health have also highlighted the complexity of gender differences in health.

Although several studies have shown that women have poorer self-rated health than men, this is not the case in all by: 2. Study finds robust sex differences in children’s toy preferences across a range of ages and countries A meta-analysis is a method used to statistically summarize the results of multiple studies.

“Research into gender differences often attracts criticism which seems to be based on the moral judgement that biological bases for sex. This study explored gender differences in perceptions of studying for the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).

The sample comprised. Provisional GCSE and equivalent results in England, to 16 October Headline measures and information about new reformed GCSEs in Inan additional 20 reformed GCSEs graded on a scale were sat by pupils for the first time, along with the English language, English literature and mathematics GCSEs which were reformed in.

Ethnic and gender differences in educational achievement and implications for school improvement strategies Article in Educational Research 43(1) Author: Feyisa Demie.

This year’s results were released in the midst of ongoing changes to assessment, with results from a second tranche of newly reformed subjects being reported for the first time.

The overall UK GCSE pass rate is up on last year by per cent. The small differences between people’s DNA can then be clearly seen.

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Study Gender Differences In Achievement - Internal/External Factors flashcards from Bradley Sherman's class online, or in Brainscape's iPhone or Android app.

GCSE gender, entry trends and regional charts Click here to download this article in PDF format. You can also use the link on the right under the picture to. Journal papers and book chapters; Conference papers; Statistics reports; Research: Gender differences at GCSE (01 Jan) Deputy Director, Research Division, Cambridge Assessment present research on Gender differences at GCSE.

Research: Gender differences at GCS Tom Bramley, Deputy Director, Research Division, Cambridge. Social Class, Gender and Ethnic Differences in Subjects Taken at Age By Morag Henderson¹, Alice Sullivan ¹, Jake the English context because GCSE results in particular subjects may determine There are differences by gender and ethnicity with respect to science participation (The Royal Society, ).

It might be useful to consider explanations of gender differences in educational attainment in terms of: 1. Genetic explanations: Are these differences the result of natural aptitudes?

Certain test results indicate systematic sex differences. The evidence emerged firstly from the results for GCSE exams and then for A level results.

There.In this chapter, we aim to highlight the main gender differences in terms of leadership, to provide a critical comparative analysis, to discuss potential barriers that need to be overcome, and to find some ways of increasing organizational performance through a better leadership style.

The focus will not be placed on the gender differences by themselves but on the ways these differences Author: Cătălina Radu, Alecxandrina Deaconu, Corina Frăsineanu.their O-level results, taken in We do this rather than use official examination results for all pupils because the BCS is a rich source of data that allows us to break down results by family background, region and gender.

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