Alliance eNewsletter  |  March 2017
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In brief ...

Are you an ambitious educator?
If you want the skills to step into senior leadership don't miss our educators-only Empowering Leaders Masterclass

Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds
Tickets are now available for Cordelia Fine Speaking Tour 

Visit a remote Indigenous community in Torres Strait Islands
Our partner Bond University has only two places remaining for Yarning Up

Learn from the best fundraisers and researchers
Join AskRIGHT on their 2018 USA Advancement Tour ... we have two Alliance sponsored places available

A unique professional learning opportunity for senior leaders
Experience Cambodia or Sri Lanka with World Challenge for just $900

Check out what's new in our Research Library and what's making news in our Media Report

2017 US Space School program

We’re offering student scholarships and sponsored places for staff to schools from Victoria, Queensland, ACT and WA participating in the December 2017 Alliance Combined Schools Program.
Guidelines and forms are available on our website.

Get a customised video for Open Day

Use our latest fact-filled video 'Why Choose a Girls' School?' to promote Open Day or school events. It can be customised with your school crest and colours for greater impact so click here to find out more and order your video.

Use LinkedIn to promote job opportunities

Whether you have a role to advertise or a professional learning opportunity to promote our LinkedIn Career Hub is the perfect place to connect with talented education professionals. Join the group now and promote opportunities at your school. For enquiries or assistance (e)

Our partners

The Alliance values the generous support of our partners. Explore how they could enhance the education of girls in your school.
For information about partnering with the Alliance visit: ››


Register now for the Bond University Twilight Open Day, 22 July, for your all-access pass to the university of now. Experience Bond in a different light.

Find out about student scholarships and staff places for December 2017 Alliance Combined Schools Space program

Touchstones is designed to provide direction for professional learning by embedding a proven process of evaluation and goal setting into a unique and user-friendly online environment. 

World Challenge works in partnership with schools to deliver fun and adventurous expeditions to developing countries, as a means of aiding students in developing crucial life skills such as leadership, teamwork, self-awareness and compassion. or

Register your interest for 2018 USA Advancement Tour. ››

Upcoming Events
Standing Up: The power to make change

Shelford Girls’ Grammar, Vic

March 21, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Empowering Leaders Masterclass

Gold Coast, Qld
26-27 May
Bond University


Cordelia Fine: Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds

Melbourne: 25 July
Adelaide: 26 July
Hobart: 27 July
Perth: 1 August
Auckland: 3 August
Sydney: 8 August
Brisbane: 9 August


New in the Research Library

The ethics and science of the gendered toy marketing debate
Does gendered marketing influences children’s toy preferences or simply reflects boys’ and girls’ fundamentally different interests?

What does the research tell us about single-sex education?
A balanced summary of the current debate on single-sex education, finds that there is “tentative” evidence that students in co-ed schools may hold more gender-stereotyped attitudes to subjects like maths and science.

Teachers’ subject recommendations influenced by maths/language gender stereotypes
A joint German-Norwegian study has found that teachers in Germany are more likely to recommend that boys attend a maths/science-oriented high school and girls a language-oriented high school.

Delusions of gender: The real science behind sex differences
Academic and psychologist Cordelia Fine systematically queries, dispels and explains how so many current and popular ‘brain differences’ between the sexes are false. 

Access all the latest research and current news in our
Research Library.

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