Should boys and girls be taught separately in our schools?

Should boys and girls be taught separately in our schools?

The legal wrangle in the courts over whether segregating boys and girls in a mixed-sex Muslim school in Birmingham breaks the law under the Equality Act 2010 has brought questions about the merits of single-sex education back to the fore. However, stepping back from the specifics of this case, is it time to entirely rethink the existence of gender segregation in state-funded education? Proponents of single-sex education point to stark gender divides in subject choices. In 2016, 76% of psychology and 73% of English A-level entries came from girls. On the flip side, more than…

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Social-media savvy teenage girls targeted for recruitment by security services

Social-media savvy teenage girls targeted for recruitment by security services

Social-media savvy teenage girls are being targeted by security services in a bid to broaden their appeal and tackle their image as “male, pale and stale”. Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) will launch a nationwide competition next month for schoolgirls aged 13 to 15, as part of a plan to recruit more female spies, dubbed Jane Bonds, to its ranks. The initiative, which is part of CyberFirst, is the first of its kind to be set up by the eavesdropping agency. Spy chiefs hope that it will attract thousands of teenage girls,…

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African-American Billionaire Robert Smith Offers Scholarship To Chibok Girls

African-American Billionaire Robert Smith Offers Scholarship To Chibok Girls

American billionaire Robert Smith has offered to sponsor the education of 24 girls from the Chibok community, including the 21 girls who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in October this year. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Nigeria’s President, announced this on Tuesday during a media briefing with journalists at the State House in Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. Shehu said that the girls will be admitted through negotiation at the prestigious American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, with the American billionaire…

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Chibok Girls Are Offered Free Scholarship

Chibok Girls Are Offered Free Scholarship

African-American billionaire is ready to pay for the education of kidnapped Chibok girls. Private equity mogul Robert Smith offered to give 24 Chibok girls, including the 21 young women who were released from Boko Haram captivity in October, a chance to attend American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola. Smith is going to pay for tuition, room, board etc. at a cost of $5,000 to $11,000 a year. The 54-year-old founder of Vista Equity Partners is reported to possess a fortune of around $2.5 billion.We completely share the last opinion. Any…

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Girls Are More likely to Be Underemployed Than Men

Girls Are More likely to Be Underemployed Than Men

More Girls than Guys do not forget themselves to be underemployed, in keeping with PayScale’s ultra-modern document, The Underemployed: The Warfare on the yank Worker. Underemployed men and women also choose extraordinary reasons for characterizing themselves this manner, in step with our survey. 40-nine percent of Girls and forty three percent of men record being underemployed. Women were Much more likely to consider themselves underemployed due to the fact they labored component-time, however desired complete-time paintings (28 percentage of Women; 21 percentage of men), whilst Men had been More likely…

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UP: Scholarship, cycle for Muslim girls` education

UP: Scholarship, cycle for Muslim girls` education

Lucknow: Ahead of assembly polls next year, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to give scholarship and cycles to promote Muslim girls` madrasa education. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Mayawati, an official spokesman said here. As per the decision Savitri Bai Phule Balika Shiksha Madad Yojna in recognised madarsas in the state, girls belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families passing maulvi/munshi examination (equivalent to class 10th) from UP Madarsa Education Board would get scholarship of RS…

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