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 schools. Details and registration.
Review the final draft programme schedule for the 2015 IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town, from 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!
The IBSC received “top billing” in a special Sunday section of the NYTimes. In 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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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