"Boys as Makers" Conference

IBSC Boys as Makers conference
April 8-10, 2015, University School, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Join us for Boys as Makers, an IBSC conference focusing on the Maker Movement and its significance for Boys' Education. With a tradition of hands-on learning going back to 1890 and building on the rising tide of interest in experiential learning in boys' schools, University School will host an exciting conference this spring, "Boys as Makers."

Complete information, including registration and hotel details are available on the Boys as Makers webpage.

"Master Teachers/Young Teachers" Workshop
January 23-24, 2015, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN, USA

Come join us for a professional development opportunity for more experienced teachers and younger teachers to share their professional wisdom with each other and with colleagues aspiring to teaching mastery. For more information, including registration and hotel details, visit the IBSC Master Teachers and Yount Teachers Conference website. Register soon -- the conference will be limited to fifty participants!

Please note: The special hotel rate ends on December 23rd -- act quickly!

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.


Winter at Doon with King's College London, 7-19 December 2014

Winter at Doon with King's College London, 7-19 December 2014

Do you have students in Class 11 or Class 12 who are aspiring to study at India's top universities or internationally at a first class, world ranked university? If so, this is for you. Winter at Doon with King's College London, one of the top 20 universities in the world, offers a chance to learn and study subjects at first year undergraduate level with a strong emphasis on how you should approach the much needed critical thinking, reading and writing skills, all taught by experienced tutors from King's based at India's preeminent boarding school, The Doon School.

For more information, please read the programme brochure. Complete details, including the application process are available the programme website

Online School for Boys

IBSC and the OSB: Earlier this year, we began a collaboration with the Online School for Boys (OSB) program. Working with the OSB and a number of boys' school leaders, we collectively determined that the best starting point for online program is to work with expanding the understanding and experience of boys' school educators in online and blended learning. 

Information and registration timelines are online here, and will be added to as details are confirmed.

Latest News

Register Now for Annual ConferencePinned:
Posted 11/27/2014 05:00PM

IBSC 22nd Annual Conference: Lessons from Madiba, 7-10 July 2015 at Bishops in Cape Town

REGISTRATION is now LIVE! Go to the Conference Registration page for details and to register.

Also, we are accepting APPLICATIONS TO PRESENT at the IBSC Annual Conference. If you or anyone from your school would like to present at the conference, please review the Call for Presentations webpage.

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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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