Girls into physics - looking back and looking forward
Issue 341 | Page 95 | Published Jun 2011
This article looks at the work the Institute of Physics has undertaken to address the issue. After outlining the key issues that were identified in work commissioned by the Institute, there is a brief summary of the action research carried out by teachers working with the Science Learning Centres, and the key themes that emerged from this work. It concludes with a discussion of the centrality of the teacher in the work of encouraging girls that 'physics can be for them'.
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