In recent years there has been much made about the gender differences seen in academic results, university enrolments and career pathways. There are numerous research studies that show unequivocally that students in single-sex schools benefit academically from a learning environment free from gender stereotyping, unconscious bias and social pressure.
In the media: Herald Sun Thursday 12 December 2019 Tamsyn Lovass has the world at her feet after scoring an impressive 99.9 for her ATAR. The Strathcona Girls Grammar student’s result puts her among the highest achieving Year 12 students in the state and she said while she was hoping for the best this morning, …
Teaching financial literacy in the classroom is one promising way to improve the financial capacity of young women today. Equally, we encourage our students to talk about money with their parents at home. Financial education is a building block for the future, ensuring our next generation of leaders follows the best financial path at every age to secure them the future of their dreams.
Don’t be afraid to change the course of your life, Take yourself out of your context and Seek dissent is a small portion of the wisdom shared in letters from our alumnae to our Year 12 students. As our Year 12s head toward the last of their exams, we encourage them to reflect on their letters and the wisdom shared. #girlsunstoppable #unstoppablewomen
Strathcona has won the award for Best STEAM Initiative at the EduTech Asia Awards! This award recognises a school that has taken their STEAM curriculum to the next level, created interdisciplinary learning experiences for its students by successfully incorporating both inquiry and problem-based learning methods.