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This year, for the first time ever, more young women than men took science A Level … but it’s not yet time to celebrate

Emily MacLeod On A Level results day earlier this month it was widely reported that girls had overtaken boys in science A Level entries for the first time ever. Female students accounted for 50.3% of all A Level science entries across

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International Women’s Day: we are going to need bigger tables

Karen Edge.  Writing about gender on International Women’s Day, or any day for that matter, is rather nerve wracking. Am I leaning in, too much? Will I annoy anyone? Should I keep the tone personal or academic? How much of

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education, Leadership and management, Schools

International Women’s Day: the gender gap shortchanges us all

Heidi Safia Mirza Today is International Women’s Day 2013, 18 years since the 1995 UN Beijing World Conference on Women that declared “women’s rights are human rights”. But we still have a long way to go in securing women’s global

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Posted in Social sciences and social policy
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