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OU women : undoing educational obstacles

Author: Patricia W Lunneborg
Publisher: London : Cassell, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published to mark the 25th anniversary of the Open University, this book tells of the achievements of 14 women who, despite feeling thwarted by the obstacles that turn women away from further  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lunneborg, Patricia W.
OU women.
London : Cassell, ©1994
(OCoLC)624226631
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia W Lunneborg
ISBN: 0304331619 9780304331611 0304331635 9780304331635
OCLC Number: 31374420
Description: xii, 148 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Dale Godfrey - from volunteer to fundraising manager; classed schools; Viv Steers - from pharmacist to English language teacher; streaming; Pauline Swindells - from electronic engineer to project co-ordinator; Ellen Davies - from DHSS inspector to dentist; channelling; Frances Smith - from jobbing gardener to specialist salads grower; early educational failure; Misha Hebel - from receptionist to management consultant; low self-confidence; Kushalta Saini - from clerical officer to executive 3 Clerk; Male bias; Teresa Davies - from piano teacher to cytogeneticist; lack of emotional support; Helen Seddon - from senior law clerk to what?; lack of financial support; Editha Tharpe - from nurse to nurse/magistrate; university life's lack of fit; Shirleen Stibbe - from housewife to actuary; Gertrude Mtandabari - from nurse to daycare co-ordinator; the homemaker role; Janaki Mahendran - from volunteer to conflict and change educator; Val Burke - from housewife to computer product specialist; the OU - undoing educational obstacles.
Responsibility: Patricia W. Lunneborg ; [foreword by Rt Hon. Betty Boothroyd].

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