Educating Girls

The Ruyton Educating Girls blog is an information exchange, a place to discuss and share current issues, experiences, research and thought leadership, on educating girls.  Contributors are Ruyton staff and members of the broader Ruyton community.

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  • 20 July 2023

    Reflecting on the International Coalition of Girls’ Schools Conference

    Academic buoyancy has been identified as one of the few psycho-educational attributes not favouring girls. For that reason, we identified it as an important focus for Ruyton with the vision to improve both our girls’ approaches to challenging learning situations and their ownership of learning.

  • 16 March 2023

    Reflecting on International Women's Day

    At Ruyton we know that there is something inherent in the girls’ school environment that ignites in our young women the inspiration and confidence to lead self and others; the motivation to live a life of impact and purpose; and the courage and grit to be the change-makers our world needs. But they can’t do it by themselves. We are a community that believes in girls, and it is this support that enables them to step into their own power and achieve their full potential. Our girls and young women know the importance of supporting those who follow in their footsteps. 

  • 7 November 2022

    What is Success?

    When we seek examples of success it is often sportspeople that come to mind. Yet if we examine their stories carefully, we also re-examine our understanding of success.

  • 30 June 2021

    A time for recovery

    Principal, Linda Douglas discusses the importance of allowing students time to rest and recover from the psychological workout of the pandemic, enabling them to be stronger.

  • 1 June 2021

    Navigating academic adversity

    Academic Buoyancy is recognised as a key component of a students’ capacity to thrive and prosper at school and beyond.

  • 26 March 2021

    It Starts with Respect

    This month we celebrated International Women's Day, coming together as a community to recognise women leaders under the UN Women banner #womenlead.

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