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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The Five Hiring Mistakes That Taught Me How To Recruit

The Five Hiring Mistakes That Taught Me How To Recruit

I learned to recruit employees by doing it at a rapid pace in two companies. In the first company I recruited hundreds of newcomers and in the second company, I recruited thousands more. When you interview and hire huge numbers of people, you are going to make hiring mistakes. Here are five of my worst hiring mistakes — the ones that taught me how to recruit! Barney We will call my first unfortunate hire Barney. Barney applied for a job in our IT department. I was not going to be…

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