Co-education Essays

by Sze100


Some people think that this is better to educate boys and girls in separate schools. Others, however, believe that boys and girls benefit more from attending mixed schools.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.



No one can deny that the education of our children should be one of our top priorities. However, there is often a question whether separate classes or mixed classes are better for our boys and girls. Below I will try to answer this question.

Placing your child in a separate school, where there are only children with the same gender, has, undoubtedly, some advantages. Our child would be more focused on learning than on the opposite sex, which is particularly important in that age. Moreover, the possibility of violent behaviours, connected with sex, is also less. Therefore it is better for the teachers to control such a class, as they know what they can expect.

On the other hand, youngsters will lose an opportunity to create relationships with boys or girls and it may affect their lives in the future. Although mixed schools have some disadvantages and they are sometimes perceived as a source of aggression among the youth, I think that they prepare children better for a life in a modern society which, nowadays, is full of mixed environments. Our boy can have a boss who is a girl, for instance, thus he will be better prepared having a possibility to interact with another gender before.

In conclusion, I have more trust in mixed schools as, in my opinion, they learn children how to behave in the modern society which will help them in their mature lives. In the end, every parent wants the best for their children so I hope that they will choose the best option.

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Nov 23, 2015
Good range of vocabulary
by: julie

This essay has a good strong introduction and is clearly organized. Congratulations too on your vocabulary, you use a good variety and most of it is accurate.

You might want to revise the difference between 'learn' and 'teach'. I'm not sure about the use of 'our boy' and 'our child' - I would go for the more neutral ' a boy' or 'boys'.

Likewise I would change the conclusion slightly, don't say that you hope parents make a good choice, keep it impersonal!

Nov 24, 2015
What band
by: Author

What band should I get for such an essay on the real exam?

Nov 24, 2015
Band?
by: Anonymous

I am going to say 7.5

Nov 24, 2015
Band
by: Anonymous

Why not 8?

Nov 25, 2015
Why not 8 ?
by: julie

I think it was close. But let's look at the essay in more detail as there are rather a lot of inaccuracies for band 8

'question whether separate classes or mixed classes are better for our boys and girls' - a minor point, but stick to the question at hand in your intro- this is about schools not classes.

'with the same gender' = of the same
'in that age' = at that age
'behaviours' = behaviour
'better for the teachers' = easier for the teacher (the meaning is lost slightly here)
'having a possibility' having had the opportunity
'another gender' = the other gender/the opposite sex
'they learn children'= they teach children
'which will help them' = and this will help them (avoids confusion)
'I hope that they will choose the best option'= so it is vital that they give due thought to the matter/so it is essentially that they think about their schooling carefully.

I hope these comments help you!
Good luck with your studies.

Nov 25, 2015
Thanks
by: Anonymous

Thank you for your detailed answer

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Mixed Schools versus Separate Schools

by ABHISHEK SINHA
(Gurgaon,Haryana)

Some people think that it is better to educate boys and girls in separate schools. Others, however, believe that boys and girls benefit more from attending mixed schools.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.


Certain group of society feels that it is beneficial for boys and girls to be educated in separate institutions, whereas it has an opponent view who trust and support both the sex studying under one roof. This is also called Co education. I think going to a mixed education school has a lots of benefit such as gaining confidence and not being shy, cost effectiveness, respect for women as well as being more responsible citizen.

It has been observed that children who study at mixed gender school are more open and gains confidence as a natural phenomenon of being appreciated by opposite sex. Boys as being close to girls and vice versa gives a good opportunity to understand each other. This later on turns into respecting each other rather than being bias. Being attracted to opposite gender helps them to take ownership and eventually are being a bonhomie and responsible person. Single roof education reduces the cost of education as two different infrastructure is not required. My cousin is one of the best example. He was very shy when he was in boys school, however, after being admitted to a coeducational he in the virtue of showing himself special, he improved dramatically and today he is a confident and bonhomie person.

Having said that, people will advocate in support of separate schools for genders for risk of being engaged and committing unfair activities. There has been several instances where boys or girls getting attracted to each other and impacted there studies. Others went into illegal relationship at very early age. This is true do we have any assurance that such acts will not happen if they study at separate school. The answer is no.

In conclusion, despite of some drawbacks and risk what a coeducation may have, can not defeat several advantages. Therefore in my opinion, I agree to the thought that coeducation is more beneficial for boys and girls.

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Jan 02, 2016
Nice one
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Nice one

Jan 02, 2016
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