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Good girls don't get ahead? Teachers' perceptions of the gender gaps in mathematics in Japan

Abstract:

Japanese girls lag behind their male peers in mathematics according to international tests such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Japan’s position near the top of the mathematics achievement rankings masks how it also has some of the biggest gender gaps in scores and attitudes towards the subject in the world consistently. Despite this costly wastage of female talent, there is little attention paid - at any societal level - to understanding why such gaps exist or ...

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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-2070-4430
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Juul, K
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Studentship
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Juul, K
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Studentship
John Crump
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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