Equity in the Mathematics Classroom: Beyond the Rhetoric

Part of the Science & Technology Education Library book series (volume 2)


(T)he Australian colonies were among the earliest to emancipate women politically, to offer girls equal educational opportunities, and along with other pioneering societies of the American and Canadian West, and New Zealand, they were seen as promoting female behaviour and personality which allowed assertiveness, friendliness and independence. (Grimshaw, 1982, p. 3)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.La Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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