Anxious girls and laid-back boys: teachers' and study counsellors' gendered perceptions of students | Cambridge Journal of Education | 2020
"“In conclusion, it was surprising how openly the teachers and counsellors expressed their gendered perceptions of students. The interviews revealed patterns of gender stereotypes that can have a major impact on students, not only in upper secondary schools, but also in the transition to tertiary education. …Therefore, it is important that teachers' and counsellors' stereotyped gender roles are acknowledged and rectified. The results of this study point to pitfalls, such as gender stereotypes and gendered expectations, that continuously need to be emphasised in order to foster equality, fair teaching practices, an open-minded school atmosphere and an overall wellbeing in schools. Moreover, this study suggests that the gender issue is not yet solved and hence needs to be more strongly addressed in teacher education and incorporated into in-service teacher training” ... "