Online Course: Academic Planning for Online and Blended Learning

8 June – 3 July 2015. Academic Planning for Online and Blended Learning is online course is aimed at administrators, and is a terrific professional development opportunity. This course helps curricular leaders, department chairs, and senior administrators understand the academic implications, challenges, and advantages of online and blended learning for independent schoolsDetails and registration

UPDATED: Annual Conference Programme Schedule

Review the final draft programme schedule for the 2015 IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Townfrom 7–10 July 2015. Among our keynote speakers will be Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Join us for this exceptional opportunity and four days of South African hospitality at the premier global event for those passionate about educating boys!

IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town

Cape Town makes tripadvisor's best destination in the world list. Cape Town has done it again. The TripAdvisor 25 Best Destinations in the World list was published on 24 March, and Cape Town has cracked the top 10! Come to the IBSC Annual Conference at Bishops in Cape Town to see why!

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. 

IBSC Student Forum

In coordination with the IBSC Annual Conference at Cape Town, South Africa, Montgomery Bell Academy, St Christopher's School, and the IBSC will host the third annual IBSC Student Forum: Civil Rights, Human Rights, and the American Experience in Nashville from 22 to 26 June, 2015. The DEADLINE to nominate a student WAS27 February 2015, If you have missed the deadline and would still like to nominate a student, contact office@theibsc.org.

Achievement in Boys' Schools

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research has published promising research showing that graduates from boys' schools have higher qualification achievements than those from co-educational schools.

Analysis of New Zealand male school leaver qualifications from 2010 to 2012 show that boys'schools have higher qualification achievements than co-educational schools. Further analysis of school leaver achievement also showed higher qualifications for boys' schools.

Click here to read the report.


Latest News

blaisdell - Posted 04/23/2015 09:18PM
Summer at Doon Leadership Programme 2015, 1st - 15th June 2015. The Doon School, India's pre-eminent boarding school, is offering a two-week residential course to enterprising boys and girls in Grades 9-12 who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world around them. Due to requests from international applicants, the APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10th MAY 2015!
blaisdell - Posted 03/01/2015 01:15PM
The IBSC Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that David Armstrong will assume the role of Executive Director of the International Boys' Schools Coalition in July of 2015. Additionally, the IBSC is investing for the first time in an Associate Director by hiring Amy Ahart, who has worked for NAIS.
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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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