Story: Gender inequalities

Educating boys

Girls' greater academic success prompted concern in the 1990s. In this excerpt from a 1994 television panel show, teacher John Hellner argues that boys need more – and a broader range of – male role models. Hellner's 20-year teaching career had included work at the single-sex Auckland Grammar School and co-educational Orewa College, Auckland. The interviewer is Ian Fraser.

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Anne Else, 'Gender inequalities - Education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28650/educating-boys (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Anne Else, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Jun 2018