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More women in teacher training institutions but less in decision-making positions


The number of women graduating from teacher training institutions in 2016 was 3,041 more than men (pg. 13.6 per cent more women were enrolled in teacher training institutions in 2016, a course considered more geared to females. The gap widens even farther when it comes to women in decision-making positions within educational institutions. “Female students outperform male students by roughly a third of a school year more when taught by female teachers than when taught by male teachers,” he said. There also needs to be a deliberate attempt to recruit more female teachers into teaching and lecturing positions.


Source: The Star March 08, 2018 12:11 UTC



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