Soyibo, Kola; Crooks, Joy
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Department of Educational Studies
Relationships among Jamaican preservice secondary teachers' demographic variables
Bastick, Tony; Ezenne, Austin
Sociology of education: Research in the Caribbean
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Educational Research Centre, Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies
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Investigates the current specific relationships between attitudes, content knowledge and self-esteem of student-teachers of science. Findings, which was were the opposite of those traditionally found in metropolitan countries, were that third-year female student-teachers had significantly more science content knowledge than their male counterparts. The accelerating educational advantage of Jamaican females has now, it seems, overcome the traditional gender differences in science attainment.....