Entries by Josh Brown

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Ground stem in the real world to fix the gender imbalance

Girls outperform boys at GCSE level at school,  including within STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). But then, before college, something curious happens: The number of girls taking A-levels in STEM subjects drops off, especially in physics and maths. This is then reflected both at university and in the workplace, where 66.2% of men and 47.4% […]