Category Archives: Mentorship in education & early career

Girls ‘don’t like Maths’ and other education myths

Gendered education myths come in all shapes and forms. They argue that ‘all boys underperform’, ‘girls and boys always learn differently’ and that ‘girls are naturally better at reading’. However, these myths can dangerously pigeonhole children and lower their expectations by others and themselves. One myth that seems to have gained exceptional potency is that […]