Differences in elementary school achievement between girls and boys: Does the teacher gender play a role?

  title={Differences in elementary school achievement between girls and boys: Does the teacher gender play a role?},
  author={Josip Buru{\vs}i{\'c} and Toni Babarovi{\'c} and M. {\vS}eri{\'c}},
  journal={European Journal of Psychology of Education},
  • Josip Burušić, Toni Babarović, M. Šerić
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Psychology of Education
  • Elementary schools in many countries record an unequal representation of male and female teachers with female teachers in huge majority. At the same time, numerous studies reveal that girls generally outmatch boys in the majority of school subjects. Consequently, possible effects of teacher–pupil gender interaction are becoming an important topic in studies on pupils’ school achievement. The aim of the present study was to examine the proposed teacher–pupil gender interaction effect on pupils… CONTINUE READING
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