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Don't Limit HER Possibilities!

Don't limit HER possibilities! Encourage HER in Science Technology Engineering Mathematics Girls are equally capable as boys of performing well in STEM subjects Average school exit exam results for girls and boys in Georgia 2011-2012 7.22 7.11 7.51 7.12 7.6 7.16 7.28 7.18 7.52 7.47 Math Biology Chemistry Physics Geography BUT Girls are less self-confident Girls at school do not rate their ability as highly as boys % of students who report that: 43 65 61 31 48 59 67 68 49 62 "I am good at working out difficult problems in." Math Biology Chemistry Physics Geography "My teacher tells me l am good at." 8 71 70 72 67 46 61 71 63 57 27 They are less encouraged by teachers and parents 95.9 % only 59.2 % of parents while of school students agree that women have the same level of capabilities in technical subjects as men consider their parent's role important in the study process Perhaps this is why girls are not choosing careers in STEM fields & Females in: Total Labour Force STEM University Students IT University Students 16% 46% 42% While a gap remains in the recruitment of skilled STEM workers % of employers that are unable to recruit skilled STEM workers: STEM operators Technicians Technical managers 56% 61% 62% Source: Studies of Labor Demand, Barriers to Participation in STEM Education Programs and Occupations in Georgia, Implemented by IPM Research; Millenium Challenge Account Georgia, 2014 2013 National Exams Results, JumpStarte OD

Don't Limit HER Possibilities!

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While girls score equally as well as boys on Georgian exit exams in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects, they receive less support, are consistently less confident, and u...


Nino Macharashvili


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