[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DE170100990]
Researchers Dr Laura Scholes
Brief description This project aims to understand and address boys’ underachievement in reading, a significant national and international problem. This project will identify the connection between socio-economic background, ethnicity and geographical location, and reading outcomes. It will implement and assess the effects of pedagogies challenging gender stereotypes and that engage boys in reading. Expected benefits include increased access to education, employment and social participation for disadvantaged boys.
Funding Amount $377,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award