Join us for a special IBSC presentation and workshop, The Self-Motivated Boy: Developing 21st Century Leadership, on Saturday, 18 February 2017 at Vivanta by Taj Hotel, Dwarka, New Delhi, India. The free event will kickoff with a discussion of the challenges facing leaders in boys' education and how the IBSC can support you and your work with the boys and teachers in your school. Following the IBSC presentation and discussion, Dr. Shimi Kang will offer a keynote speech and workshop on The Self-Motivated Boy.
Beyond Discovery: Investigation and Progress, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 23-28 June 2017. Nominate one of your students to engage in this exciting international event designed specifically for boys in the penultimate year of high school. Held in conjunction with the IBSC Annual Conference, the IBSC Student Forum provides an opportunity for boys to investigate a complex problem, analyzing it from multiple viewpoints. The deadline for student nomination and application is 24 February 2017.
Join your colleagues for the IBSC conference on The Family-School Relationship, 10 March 2017, at Viaró Global School in Barcelona, Spain. Gather together to explore the importance of family participation in our educational environments. Register today. Designed specifically for those interested in pastoral and family care, this insightful conference gives Headmasters, Deputy and Assistant Principals, and other staff members the opportunity to study different methodologies and the importance of family participation in our schools.
Develop a Foundation for Health and Peak Performance. Discover how to promote an environment of wellbeing and peak performance — both for yourself and your school community. Join fellow boys' educators at the IBSC Health and Wellbeing Summit, April 28, 2017, at Crescent School in Toronto. Register today.
Join your colleagues for the IBSC Enhancing the Lives of Boys Through the Arts Conference, 4-6 May 2017, at Selwyn House School in Montreal, Quebec, Canada — a city that sizzles with creativity. Arts educators and administrators, gather together in Montreal, dubbed "Canada's Cultural Capital," to explore the challenges and opportunities of working with boys through arts education programs in our schools. Register today.
Please join East Bay School for Boys, Katherine Delmar Burke School and Gender Spectrum for a day of dialogue, information gathering and learning about best practices and dilemmas facing single-sex schools striving for gender inclusivity in an ever-evolving world. The event occurs Wednesday, 8 May 2017 from 8:30am – 3:30pm at East Bay School for Boys in Berkeley, California, United States. Consult Gender Inclusion Symposium for details and to register.
Join your colleagues in "Music City USA" for a unique professional development opportunity exploring character development in the areas of teaching, coaching, advising, and mentoring in boys' schools. Hosted by Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, the IBSC Pillars of Character in Boys' Schools Conference features a diverse array of speakers.
Take a few minutes to read the December 2016 edition of The Compass, the IBSC quarterly newsletter. We hope each issue of The Compass improves your efforts and sparks creativity and caring. In addition to the resources you'll find below, IBSC recently teamed with NAIS and NCGS for a webinar on supporting transgender students in our schools. Watch for more information on this developing topic next year. Also, IBSC starts the new year with a new address in La Jolla, California, United States, as well as new banking information
Please share your expertise with colleagues by presenting a workshop at the 2017 IBSC Annual Conference. Session themes include creativity, discovery, or engagement. Innovative practices have been and will continue to reside at the heart of our work. Find complete details on our website. Submit your workshop proposal by 5:00 PM EST on 15 December 2016. In early January, the IBSC will contact all individuals who submitted a workshop proposal with the status of their proposals.
The IBSC Action Research Program offers teachers the opportunity to explore new trends in boys' education and examine better ways of equipping boys with the 21st century skills required to navigate a rapidly changing world. For the 2017-18 school year, we'll investigate Adaptability in a Changing World.