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Title: Cognitive, psychosocial development and school adjustment of Singapore adolescents: Gender differences
Authors: Cheng, Yuan Shan
Seng, Alice Seok-Hoon
Tan, Esther, 1940-
Issue Date: Dec-1999
Citation: Cheng, Y. S., Seng, S. H., & Tan, E. (1999). Cognitive, psychosocial development and school adjustment of Singapore adolescents: Gender differences. In M. Waas (Ed.), Enhancing learning: Challenge of integrating thinking and information technology into the curriculum: Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the Educational Research Association ( pp. 363-372). Singapore: Plaza Parkroyal Hotel.
Abstract: Gender difference is a big issue in both psychology and education areas. Most studies on gender differences in school achievement ignore the fact that individuals hold multiple statuses. The present study examines -gender differences of Singapore adolescents (ages 13-16) in their growing up years from a number of perspectives. It tries to present briefly some information regarding the intellectual and psychological growth of Singapore adolescents and to show a global picture of their gender differences. This paper will also discuss the results and implications for educators, schools and researchers who need to adopt a broader cultural perspective in their work if they are going to change the opportunities and outcomes for the next generation of students. The discussion in this paper hopes to inform and contribute towards such an effort.
Description: This paper was published in the 1999 Proceedings of the ERA Annual Conference held at Plaza Parkroyal Hotel, Singapore from 23-25 November 1998
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