Single sex schools are good for education

March 5, 2015, 6:34 am

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The debate "Single sex schools are good for education" was started by invincible_01 on March 5, 2015, 6:34 am. 10 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 30 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

invincible_01 posted 1 argument, yg posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
PsychDave posted 1 argument, Mechanigenic posted 1 argument to the disagreers part.

invincible_01, yg, llthslvtr, nidhal123789, abuhodayfa, stantinou93 and 4 visitors agree.
PsychDave, LeaderOfDiscussion, I_Voyager, jb, Kirito, Biotic, Blindness, parbelsaha, Hjkp98, elisete, Mechanigenic, renatus8993, Cody and 17 visitors disagree.

Mechanigenic
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Yes but It wouldn't be the same as being in the same classroom, listening the same lessons from the same teacher, taking the same exams, collaborating, exchanging notes, feeling the same fear, breathing the same air. And yes there will be feelings too. Love, hate, jealousy, disappointment, excitement etc. Interacting with the opposite gender at an early age is an advantage to learn how to cope with these feelings while you are still not effected with all the negative effects of grown-up life.

4 years, 9 months ago

I shall not like to homogenise but at a personal level, I do feel that single sex schools are better in some way. Being a subject to certain instances I lost my confidence but now at least I can raise my hand and speak freely as I know that i would not be surrounded by those whom I fear, for some time at least. But this seems to be a short term solution because I shall not be here for all times to come. Someday I will have to enter the "real" world and it might be more difficult for me then.

4 years, 9 months ago

i agree
but as pro i could tackle that argument by saying that the students of single sex school still can have interactions with opposite gender after school(their neighborhood, family, relatives, community, etc). so their social life will develop anyway.

4 years, 9 months ago

I have never seen reserved backing this theory, so if anyone could provide some I would be interested.

Regardless, I would like to note that even if single sex schools achieved higher marks, they would do a poorer job of preparing students for a world that is not segregated by gender. Without the social interaction between people, it would likely stunt social development and would potentially foster sexism as there would be no exposure to people of the opposite sex to learn tolerance from.

4 years, 9 months ago
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