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By Audrey Osler

The common view that women are succeeding in schooling and are for that reason 'not an issue' is a fantasy. through drawing without delay on ladies' personal money owed and stories of faculty lifestyles and people of execs operating with disaffected formative years, this ebook bargains startling new views at the factor of exclusion and underachievement among girls.

This ebook demonstrates how the social and academic wishes of ladies and younger ladies have slipped down the coverage time table within the united kingdom and the world over. Osler and Vincent argue for a re-definition of faculty exclusion which covers the kinds of exclusion usually skilled via ladies, comparable to truancy, self-exclusion or university dropout because of being pregnant.

Drawing on ladies' personal rules, the authors make innovations as to how faculties may well boost as extra inclusive groups the place the wishes of either girls and boys are addressed equally.

The booklet is vital analyzing for postgraduate scholars, lecturers, policy-makers and LEA employees devoted to real social and academic inclusion.

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