Building Resilience – the Tigger Effect

Wednesday 23 September 2015, Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, England
We invite you to Building Resilience – the Tigger Effect which will be led by Dr Tina Rae. The conference will support staff in developing their understanding of Resilience Theory and offer practical advice and strategies which can be implemented across Key Stages. Take a moment to review the Conference Poster. Additional details, including registration, are on the Building Resilience home page.

Teachers New to Boys' Schools Conference

22-24 October 2015, The Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, USA

Join us in Boston for an in-depth exploration of best practices in teaching boys with experienced teachers and administrators. This conference is designed for teachers in their first two years of work at a boys’ school, and it provides opportunities for all grade levels and disciplines to engage in meaningful discussions with their peers. For more information, visit the IBSC Teachers New to Boys' Schools Conference website.

Single Gender Education: A Course for Teachers New to Boys' Schools

13 October – 6 November 2015, via Online School for Boys

Single Gender Education: A Course for Teachers New to Boys' Schools is designed as an orientation to boys’ schools and all-boys' learning environments for newly hired teachers. Participants connect and collaborate with each other to explore best practice and research in boys’ schools classrooms. Details and registration.

2015 Annual Conference Archive

...including Workshop and Presentation downloads and materials.
The Archive for the 2015 Annual Conference in Cape Town is available online. The Annual Conference Archive, -- always one of the highest hit pages on the IBSC website -- includes Workshop and Presentation downloads and materials, audios from Plenary Keynote Speakers, and CapeTalk's radio interview with David Banks, Head of Eagle Academies in New York.

The Mask You Live In

The 2015 Sundance Film, The Mask You Live In by Jennifer Siebel Newsom follows her Miss Representation in examining the narrow societal definitions of what it means to be a man or a woman in today’s society.The 2015 Sundance Film, "The Mask You Live In" by Jennifer Siebel Newsom follows her  "Miss Representation" in examining the narrow societal definitions of what it means to be a man or a woman in today's society. 

How to Educate Boys

The IBSC received “top billing” in a special Sunday section of the NYTimesIn the Times' SUNDAY DIALOGUE -- How to Educate Boys, Dr. Joe Cox wrote a response to an earlier op-ed piece which discussed if and how schools should address the differences in how boys and girls learn. The IBSC is pleased to have been represented in this discussion, and we encourage your continued participation in the dialog on single-gender education. 

Latest News

blaisdell - Posted 09/11/2015 05:24PM
Principal, Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ontario. Upper Canada College is looking for its 19th Principal, a leader who has a passion for excellence and a reputation for sound, progressive educational leadership in academic, co-curricular, and community service programs. Are you looking to make a career-defining mark on an iconic institution? This may be your opportunity.
blaisdell - Posted 08/04/2015 02:07PM
St Christopher's Center for the Study of Boys events has several events planned for October. There is no cost to participate in these programs. The IBSC thanks St. Christopher's School for their generous invitation to participate.
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New Research Perspectives
Posted 11/29/2014 05:00PM
Analysis of New Zealand male school leaver qualifications from 2010 to 2012 show that boys' schools have higher qualification achievements than co-educational schools.
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