The persistence of gender inequality in Zimbabwe: factors that impede the advancement of women into leadership positions in primary schools

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Owence Chabaya; Symphorosa Rembe; Newman Wadesango;
  • Publisher: Education Association of South Africa (EASA)
  • Journal: issn: 0256-0100, eissn: 2076-3433
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  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Education (General) | family responsibility | L7-991 | gender stereotypes | qualitative study | lack of confidence | LC8-6691 | lack of support | school headship | gender inequality | low self esteem
    mesheuropmc: education

We investigated and analysed the factors that women teachers consider as barriers to their advancement to headship positions in Zimbabwean primary schools. Specifically, we sought to identify the factors perceived by women school heads to be causes of persistent under-r... View more
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