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ols are better than co-ed schools mainly because of the following three reasons: 1) Research has shown that children, both boys and girls obtain better grades in single-sex schools 2) Children can be their self in single-sex schools and 3) They are more comfortable in single-sex schools as both the sexes feel and think differently. If one accepts this reasoning than co-ed schools may not be the right choice. But then again there is not enough evidence to prove that single-sex schools are better than co-ed schools. A detailed study of the advantages and disadvantages of both the types of schools may perhaps help in arriving at a conclusion.
. I t is generally believed that children can be themselves in same sex schools and take part in activities that suit them. For instance they can enjoy poetry or be a part of a band instead of marching without worrying about what the girls might think. Similarly girls can take part in sports like football or hockey without the fear of being labelled as a tomboy. Gils are able to shed their shyness. Children feel comfortable exploring subjects of their choice especially the non traditional ones. Girls feel comfortable studying subjects like advanced science or carpentry whereas boys can participate in orchestras or study languages like Latin without fear of being ridiculed for exploring subjects that are considered non-traditional. They need not don stereotypical roles and are encouraged to be curious and fearless. In short single sex schools allow children to be themselves.
Today children face a huge amount of pressure from all quarters to become adults even before they are prepared. Children are forced to grow up too quickly. Some children are more comfortable in single-sex schools as the social pressures are less here. A child can grow at his own pace. As boys mature later than girls boys need more time to grow and single-sex schools may allow them to grow at their own pace. The atmosphere in single sex schools is
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The debates over single sex education and coeducation have assumed new dimensions today as there have been growing numbers of studies and researches on the positive and negative effects of both system of education on male and female learners.
The article stresses on the need of innovatively find solution to the problem in stead of repeating the parroted opposition to the concept of single-gender education by the feminist movement of the 1970s. Ground realities need to be considered before reaching a decision on what is beneficial and needed for raising the performance standards of both genders.
Some studies seem to be purely motivated by political beliefs, while others are thoroughly researched and professionally presented. One such study that raises questions about the efficacy of single-sex classrooms focused on reading and math classes in a middle school with a high population of minority students.
According to the paper the Arab world has a long intellectual and education tradition. Middle East has a tradition of exploiting human capital and natural resources on the search for knowledge. Prophet Mohammed founded mosque schools and under his influence, people pursued education. Arabs translated teachings from India and Persia as the beginning of a mass uprising during the reign of Abbasid.
According to the paper mixed-sex school systems are becoming quite common in different parts of the world although there is a big debate on which system of schooling, between the mixed-sex schooling system, and the single sex schooling system is more advantageous to both the individual students/pupils and the general society. While experts in education hold different views on this debate, a critical analysis of the debate shows that mixed-sex schools are indeed more advantageous than the single sex mixed schools.
If attending a single sex school during puberty, sexual confusion or gender role confusion might be possible. Another social issue is segregation can never be equal. In the end, the social problems of single sex schools could outweigh the educational benefits.
Single sex education that is also known as gender schooling entails conducting education where the male and female attended school separately in classes, buildings or schools. This practice emerged in the nineteenth century especially in secondary and higher education. Apparently, single sex education is advocated in most of the culture with regard to tradition and religion as a practice witnessed in various parts of the world.
It would be worthwhile to analyze how single-sex schools offer many more advantages to pupils.One of the most difficult decisions many parents have to make is deciding which school to send their children to. Every parent would want their child to study in a classroom environment that stimulates their child’s intellectual growth, and pupils as well to a large extent want to succeed within the academic system.
It also refers to the skill, knowledge or understanding, which an individual gains from school attendance. Concerning formal education, one which entails classroom settings, there is a categorization of the same into two i.e. co-education (mixed-sex/gender education) and