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Critically evaluate how gender equality can be addressed in Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics professions (2500 words)

Planning an Essay

The questions you generate to guide your reading can often be the basis of the plan/structure of your essay, as shown below:

Introduction (200 words - for more information click on the link to Writing introductions and conclusions)

MAIN BODY OF ESSAY (2000 - 2100 words approximately)

  • What does gender inequality look like in the STEM professions currently? (300 words)
  • Read and write about: Trends, patterns, ‘levels’ of inequality - e.g. numbers of men in management compared with women

  • Why are there less women employed in STEM professions? (500 words)
  • Read and write about: Key reasons according to textbooks and research for levels of inequali...

  • Why is it important for more women to be employed in STEM professions? (300 words)
  • Read and write about: Focus on what research tells me about the contribution women can and have made to STEM profession...

  • How have organisations aimed to effectively attract more women into STEM professions? (900 words)
  • Read and write about: Focus on research on approaches/strategies that have been introduced to attract more women into STEM professions e.g. MENTORING - organisational example... what is written about effectiveness and limitations of these approach...

Conclusion (200 words - for more information click on the link to Writing introductions and conclusions)

You may find this booklet from Queens University, Belfast Essay writing: tips to help you write effectively useful.

History students may find this resource useful How to Plan and Write Good Coursework