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OECD Publishing, 2015
Over the past century, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries have made significant progress in narrowing or closing long-standing gender gaps in many areas of education and employment, including educational attainment, pay and labour market participation. But new gender gaps in education are opening. Young men…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Gender Differences
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Dick, Thomas P.; Rallis, Sharon F. – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1991
A survey (n=2213) of high school seniors from nine Rhode Island schools studied their academic and career choices related to science and engineering and the perceived influences on those choices. Gender differences are discussed for the influences of parents, pay, interest, and teachers, with the latter potentially influencing career choices of…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Mathematics Education, Models, Parent Influence
Taylor, Lynn; Simpson, Wayne; McClure, Karen; Graham, Barbara; Levin, Benjamin – 1999
A Canadian study of the school-to-work transition followed students enrolled in grade 11 in 1990 (n=177), 1992 (n=172), and 1994 (n=347) in Seven Oaks School Division's three high schools. Based largely on questions from the Statistics Canada (SC) School Leavers Survey and SC Graduates Study (1997), the telephone survey focused on these elements:…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Experiential Learning
Chapman, Chris; And Others – 1997
A study investigated how differences in student characteristics might affect the relationship between heightened interest in national news and news-seeking behavior. Data were taken from the Youth Civic Involvement component of the 1996 National Household Education Survey. Telephone interviews were conducted with 8,043 students in grades 6 through…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Intermediate Grades, Mass Media Use, News Media