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Author Trent, Faith

Title Declining rates of achievement and retention : the perceptions of adolescent males / Faith Trent and Malcolm Slade
Published [Canberra, A.C.T.] : Dept. of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, 2001


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Description xi, 64 pages ; 30 cm
Series EIP ; 01/6
Evaluations and Investigations Programme report ; 01/6
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Identifying the issues and the appropriate methodology -- 3. What the boys are saying: an overview -- 4. Gender equity? -- 5. Teachers and schooling -- 6. The downward spiral of disaffection -- 7. The curriculum turns out to be what happens in the classroom -- 8. Retention -- 9. Three versions of a 'better place' -- 10. The paradox of achievement: the unrecognised CV -- 11. Conclusion -- Appendix A. The views of other student groups -- Appendix B. Quantitative methodology and data analysis
Analysis Educational achievement
Secondary students
Equal opportunities
Federal issue
State issue
School retention
Electronic resource
School retention rates
Notes "The Flinders University of South Australia"
DETYA No. 6705 HERC01A
"June 2001"
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 63-64
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web at:
Subject Boys -- Australia -- Psychology.
High school students -- Australia -- Attitudes.
Boys -- Education -- Australia.
Educational psychology.
Author Slade, Malcolm.
Australia. Department of Education, Training, and Youth Affairs. Evaluations and Investigations Programme
ISBN 0642772053
0642772061 Online version