Gender In School Education Summary

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A Critical Review of “Gender in Schools: A Qualitative Study of Students in Educational Administration” by Mary Lou Andrews & Carolyn S. Ridenour Though the number of skilled women are increasing by time in administration, management and other job opportunities which have been considered as men’s profession, gender problems still exist in these areas. In the article, Mary Lou Andrews and Carolyn S. Ridenour (2006) make an effort to identify the impact of educational administration graduate class in diversity on students’ awareness of how gender plays a role in school culture and climate. The article seems to be valuable for identifying the diversity of learners and getting information about gender-awareness training. However, the authors fail to choose the right methodology for investigating students’ personal opinion about awareness of gender issues due to one-sided approach in relation to men-women administration experience, the arguments which are claimed by authors are supported by non-current social experiments and the lack of detailed evidence make these statements questionable and suspect.
In “Gender in Schools: A Qualitative Study of Students in Educational Administration”, Mary Lou Andrews and Carolyn S. Ridenour (2006) tried to examine gender-awareness training as part of a school administrator preparation program and its effects on students preparing to become school leaders and the main purpose was investigating whether the students who took this course, became

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