IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town

Cape Town makes tripadvisor's best destination in the world list.  Again.

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!

NYT | How to Educate Boys

The IBSC received “top billing” in a special Sunday section of the New York Times. In the Times' SUNDAY DIALOGUE -- How to Educate BoysJoe 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 to have been chosen among thousands of other submissions received by the NYT Editorial Department. We encourage your continued participation in the dialog on single-gender education. 

Leading and Learning Through Service

16-18 April 2015, Anglican Church Grammar School, East Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Join us at Churchie for Leading and Learning Through Service, an IBSC conference exploring how serving others in local, national and international communities can develop leadership skills, resilience and well-rounded character in young men. Insights from keynote speakers will help inform the work of educators who seek to develop service-learning, character and leadership programs in their schools.

IBSC Welcomes New Executive Staff

The IBSC Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that David Armstrong will assume the role of Executive Director of the IBSC in July of 2015. David has been deeply involved in boys’ schools as the Headmaster of the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland these past 15 years, and as a trustee of the IBSC. Additionally, the IBSC is investing for the first time in an Associate Director by hiring Amy Ahart, who has worked for NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) these past ten years. Read the complete announcement here.

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.

Boys as Makers

8-10 April 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 showcases the Maker Movement at this IBSC evnet. Complete information, including registration and hotel details, is available on the Boys as Makers webpage.

Latest News

blaisdell - Posted 03/04/2015 08:13AM
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will be among the keynote speakers for the 22nd IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town, 7–10 July 2015. Register now to receive early bird rates for this premier IBSC event!
blaisdell - Posted 02/18/2015 07:30PM
We are writing with the very sad news that Celia Lashlie passed away suddenly on Monday evening, 16 February, 2015. Just prior to the New Year, Celia was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which then spread to her liver and, as a result, her health deteriorated significantly and quickly.
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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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