News briefing: Early education ‘key to boosting boys’ attainment’
Monday 18 July 2016 10:33 AM
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
Early education is the key to addressing the gap in attainment between girls and boys, new research suggests. Researchers say settings need to ensure girls and boys engage equally in literacy-based activities in the early years. They also think having better-qualified early years staff would help.
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