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GENDER EQUITY AND BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
Gender refers to those attitudes and behaviors accepted by the society as appropriate ways of being a woman or a man.
refers to the same proportion of girls and boys enter and complete schooling
aims to ensure that everyone gets the same thing. It is the effect of treating each person without difference.
means fairness without bias. It means to make sure people get access to the same opportunities to have and enjoy full and healthy life.
, the term learning equity, or equity in education, is a measure of equity of achievement and opportunity.
GENDER EQUALITY AND GENDER EQUITY IN EDUCATION
Gender equality in education means that members of both sexes should legally enjoy the same rights, resources, opportunities and protection.
CAUSES OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION
Gender discrimination in education is the unfair treatment of girls and denial of opportunities and violation of rights.
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BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
Children go through different periods of development as they grow.
The pre-natal stages of development
The brain develops during the prenatal period, but it will continue to go through more changes during the early years of childhood
Brain development before birth
Human brain development takes place in the third gestational week and extends at least through late adolescence. There are two processes that contribute to the brain development: the molecular events (gene expression) and the impact of the environment.
Growth and development stages in infants and children
Infancy is the first stage of development for children and covers the child during prenatal care and up to 1 year old.
Child development refers to the sequence of physical, language, thought and emotional changes that occur in a child from birth to the beginning of adulthood.
The Biology of adolescent development
Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood. It is the name for the period from 10 to 20 years old where boys and girls reach adult height and weight and undergo sexual maturation.
How health affects a child and an adolescent´s school performance
There are some factors to take into consideration for having good health. They are: genetics, the environment, relationships with friends and family and the level of education and income.
The relationship between school performance and various health concerns includes the following issues:
Importance of breakfast.
Chronic health problems.
UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS FUERZAS ARMADAS - ESPE
Elaborado por: Judith Rossmery Livisaca Buri
Contexto de los sujetos educativos y aprendizaje humano, el tratamiento del inglés.