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IBSC News & Events

IBSC-Australia: Bucking the Trend, 14–15 September 2017

Join fellow teachers and school leaders committed to learning more about best practices for boys' learning for the Bucking the Trend — What Works for Boys? conference at Prince Alfred College in Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia, 14 – 15 September 2017. Engage in stimulating discussions of current educational issues, research, and literature about what works for boys. Then take time to reflect on these inspirational ideas.

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IBSC-Americas: Teachers New to Boys' Schools Conference, 26–28 October 2017

Discover and explore best practices related to boys' education from experienced teachers and administrators. Join your colleagues for the IBSC Teachers New to Boys' Schools Conference, 26 – 28 October 2017, at The Roxbury Latin School, just outside Boston in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Designed for teachers in their first two years of work at a boys' school, this unique conference gives teachers in all grade levels and disciplines the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with your peers and gain expert advice from seasoned boys' educators. Delve into topical issues, including: relational teaching, social development, student advising, pedagogical approaches tailored to boys, and the principal developmental distinctions of boys of all ages. Consult IBSC Teachers New to Boys' Schools Conference for more details.

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IBSC-One Schoolhouse Online Classes, Upcoming Roster

Register now for the next series of IBSC–One Schoolhouse online classes. Join a cohort of fellow educators in these customized professional development opportunities 17 July – 11 August 2017.

  • Building Leadership in Schools for Boys
    In this global online course, gain an overview of the theory and practice of leadership in the school environment. Current and aspiring leaders across the school spectrum — from educators to those in school operations — explore and apply models and frameworks for personal and team leadership.
  • Mastery Practice in Teaching Boys
    Experienced teachers, continue your professional growth on the journey to becoming a master teacher in a boys' school. Boost your expertise in best practices for teaching boys and creating an optimal learning environment for them.
  • Single-Gender Education: A Course for Teachers New to Boys' Schools
    Connect and collaborate with other teachers to explore best practice and research in boys' classrooms in this online course created specifically for teachers newly hired at boys' schools.
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BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- Educators from around the world gathered in Baltimore this week. For the first time, the International Boys' Schools Coalition held its annual conference in Charm City.

Educators at this conference embrace how boys learn differently than girls. And it doesn't matter what state, country, or continent they are from. They all deserve unique attention.

Annual Conference Video

The IBSC Annual Conference was hosted by Boys' Latin during the week of June 25. Here, 600 educators from 120 schools in 20 countries from five continents shared ideas and strategies on how to engage and reach young boys – who are naturally competitive, tend to want more structure than girls and need guidance as they become men.

"For educators, for those of us who work in boys school and advocate for boys, it's enormous. It's kind of like our Super Bowl," stated Chris Post, the Headmaster of Boy's Latin School of Maryland.

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