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What Else Can Schools Do?

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education book series (GED)

Abstract

This chapter draws on key themes from earlier chapters to identify how schools could more effectively support girls from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve their aspirations. These themes focus on confidence and trust , feelings of being valued, achieving dreams and successful learning behaviour. Central to this discussion are the girls’ own perspectives, which identify in particular what they and their schools could have done differently, so the concluding suggestions for education practice development are based on ‘insider’ experiences of what schools offer.

Keywords

Schools Teachers Strategies Girls’ perspectives 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nottingham Institute of EducationNottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK

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