The Resource Equally prepared for life? : how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school, (electronic resource)

Equally prepared for life? : how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school, (electronic resource)

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Equally prepared for life? : how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school
Title
Equally prepared for life?
Title remainder
how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This report explores the educational performance and attitudes of males and females during childhood and adolescence. It opens with a general summary of gender differences measured outside of the PISA assessment programme and then considers the knowledge gained about gender-related issues from PISA 2000, PISA 2003 and PISA 2006 when reading, mathematics and science respectively were the major domains of assessment. Among the key findings: in reading in PISA 2000, females significantly outscored males in all countries; in mathematics in PISA 2003, males outscored females somewhat; in the combin
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Is Subseries of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
371.262
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LC212.9
LC item number
.E65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Programme for International Student Assessment
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Series statement
PISA
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Programme for International Student Assessment
  • Sex differences in education
  • Academic achievement
Label
Equally prepared for life? : how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Programme for International Student Assessment"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Foreword; Table of Contents; Reader's Guide; GENDER MATTERS?; WHAT DOES THE LITERATURE SAY ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD TO THE LABOUR MARKET?; WHAT CAN PISA SAY ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES?; WHAT DID PISA 2000 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN READING?; WHAT DID PISA 2003 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN MATHEMATICS?; WHAT DID PISA 2003 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PROBLEM SOLVING?; WHAT DID PISA 2006 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SCIENCE?; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A - BACKGROUND OF PISA; APPENDIX B - DATA TABLES
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (80 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612396083
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)474048
  • (OCoLC)440610676
  • (SSID)ssj0000359493
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11305198
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000359493
  • (PQKBWorkID)10307901
  • (PQKB)10603619
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC474048
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000806733
Label
Equally prepared for life? : how 15-year-old boys and girls perform in school, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Programme for International Student Assessment"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Foreword; Table of Contents; Reader's Guide; GENDER MATTERS?; WHAT DOES THE LITERATURE SAY ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD TO THE LABOUR MARKET?; WHAT CAN PISA SAY ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES?; WHAT DID PISA 2000 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN READING?; WHAT DID PISA 2003 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN MATHEMATICS?; WHAT DID PISA 2003 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN PROBLEM SOLVING?; WHAT DID PISA 2006 TELL US ABOUT GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SCIENCE?; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A - BACKGROUND OF PISA; APPENDIX B - DATA TABLES
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (80 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612396083
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)474048
  • (OCoLC)440610676
  • (SSID)ssj0000359493
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11305198
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000359493
  • (PQKBWorkID)10307901
  • (PQKB)10603619
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC474048
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000806733

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