Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Lifestyle -

AN ar­ti­cle by Mel­bourne Grad­u­ate School of Ed­u­ca­tion re­searcher Anna Dabrowski dis­cussing sin­gle-sex schools states that just as stu­dents should not be seg­re­gated by so­cioe­co­nomic sta­tus, race or cul­ture, they should also not be seg­re­gated by gen­der, Perth Montes­sori deputy prin­ci­pal Ian Michael says.

“Re­search has failed time and again to demon­strate that sin­gle-sex ed­u­ca­tion pro­duces bet­ter aca­demic and so­cial out­comes,” he said.

“In fact, Montes­sori schools never seg­re­gate stu­dents for any rea­son and ac­tively pro­mote co-ed ed­u­ca­tion as bet­ter pre­par­ing stu­dents for life be­yond the class­room.”

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 9362 3186 or email ad­min@perth­montes­

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