Single Sex Schools Case Study

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Educational systems are considered the keystone in all societies around the world in order to have well-developed and civilized communities. There are mainly two types of schools in the field of education. Single Sex School which refer to the educational process in which the boys and the girls are getting their education in separate classes or even separate buildings and Mixed Sex School where boys and girls receive their education sharing the same classes. Mixed gender schools exist in western and European countries while single sex school systems are popular in some Middle East countries. Education in the United Kingdom was targeting only the male students around 1960s. Around the end of the nineteenth century, mixed sex schools emerged and …show more content…
One of these issues is the pregnancy rates that represent a huge problem for educators and related parties in the field of education. for instance, UK government 's encountered this problem were most cases of teenage pregnancies end up with an abortion scored the highest percent in UK globally (Spielhofer et al, 2002). The Diamond Model experiment, a British model that aims to limit ethical problems, where males and females are taught together from age 3 to 9 then they taught separately from age 9 to 16 (Guest, 2014) is one of several attempts that Educators tried to overcome such cases. NASSPE (2013) study indicated that females’ adolescent pregnancy in Single Sex Schools are less compared to Mixed Sex Schools. These ethical issues which exist in Mixed Sex Schools according to proponents of Single Sex Schools can affect students’ academic progress and cause students to the drop …show more content…
Jackson and Bisset (2005) stated that relationships between male and female students such as healthy competition and accepting each other are more developed in Mixed Sex Schools rather than in Single Sex Schools. Tobias (2015) study indicated that students have more hands on experience when they dealing with the opposite sex in Mixed Sex Schools rather than in Single Sex School. Mael et al (2005) implied that students who attended Mixed Sex Schools tend to do better in workplaces than those who attendant Single sex

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