Offbeat — 17 January 2014

Girls Do Better at School

Various researches have been performed in the field of education, which indicate that girls receive more success at school than boys do. It is not only a trend within classrooms, but also in different examinations. Varied reasons have been proposed to explain why girls mostly outperform boys at school. Check out some common reasons that experts suggest behind a better school performance of girls than that of boys.

Positive attitude

It has been found that the attitude of girls toward their position in society has changed considerably over the last few decades. In the modern days, girls are more concerned about achieving equality in societies. Thus, they are more motivated and achievement-oriented from their school days. They carry a positive attitude toward studies. Girls are also more confident, ambitious and assertive than boys. That is a strong reason behind girls receiving better grades.

Hard work and Interest

With an increasing number of women joining the workforce, girls are striving to work harder to receive better jobs in future. Thus, they work harder to achieve that economic independence that was not a concern in older days. A change in the world of adults has also made a good impact on junior girls who are now more interested and inclined toward studies. They understand that hard work done at school can help them achieve more success later in life. They are not only more attentive, but are also more flexible and organized when it comes to learning in classrooms.

Better opportunities

As compared to 1970s and 80s, educational and professional opportunities have highly improved in the favor of girls. There are more and better jobs available for them and schools have changed their attitudes toward girl students. This less-discriminating situation has charged up girls to carve better lives for themselves. Many female students are also displaying a positive approach to learning under such situations.

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Written by Anupam Jolly

With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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