O U Women: Undoing Educational Obstacles

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780304331611
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Series: Cassell Education Series
  • Pages: 160

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Dale Godfrey: From Volunteer to Fundraising Manager 4
3 Classed Schools
4 Viv Steers: From Pharmacist to English Language Teacher 15
5 Streaming 22
6 Pauline Swindells: From Electronic Engineer to Project Co-ordinator 25
7 Ellen Davis: From DHSS Inspector to Dentist 32
8 Channelling 39
9 Frances Smith: From Jobbing Gardener to Specialist Salad Grower 42
10 Early Educational Failure 49
11 Misha Hebel: From Receptionist to Management Consultant 52
12 Low Self-Confidence 59
13 Kushalta Saini: From Clerical Officer to Executive 3 Clerk 62
14 Male Bias 69
15 Teresa Davis: From Piano Teacher to Cytogeneticist 72
16 Lack of Emotional Support 80
17 Helen Seddon: From Senior Law Clerk to What? 83
18 Lack of Financial Support 90
19 Editha Tharpe: From Nurse to Nurse/Magistrate 93
20 University Life's Lack of Fit 101
21 Shirleen Stibbe: From Housewife to Actuary 104
22 Gertrude Mtandabari: From Nurse to Daycare Co-ordinator 111
23 The Homemaker Role 119
24 Janaki Mahendran: From Volunteer to Conflict and Change Educator 122
25 Val Burke: From Housewife to Computer Product Specialist 129
26 The OU: Undoing Educational Obstacles 136
References 141
Selected Resources 144
Index 146
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