Conference Info Packet

The Conference Information Packet includes almost everything you need to know to plan your Cape Town adventrure, from travel and transfers to wifi, currency, and electricity. If you have questions not addressed in the Information Packet, please email the 2015 organizing committe at

Eton Headmaster Tony Little Calls for School System Overhaul

Eton headmaster, and exiting IBSC Board President Tony Little slammed 'exasperating' A-level and GCSE exams, said teacher training is 'a mess' and called for an overhaul of the schools system. In an article in London's Daily Mail, Mr. Little warned that schools are controlled by a university admissions system that focuses only on results - leaving teachers to follow a 'rigid' system to avoid risking a pupil's chances of winning a place.

Online Course: Academic Planning for Online and Blended Learning

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 schoolsDetails and registration

Annual Conference Programme Schedule

Review the final draft programme schedule for the 2015 IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Townfrom 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!

IBSC Annual Conference in Cape Town

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

How to Educate Boys

The IBSC received “top billing” in a special Sunday section of the NYTimesIn 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. 

Latest News

blaisdell - Posted 06/15/2015 12:27PM
The 2015 Sundance Film, "The Mask You Live In" by Jennifer Siebel Newsom follows her "Miss Representation" in examining the narrow societal definitions of what it means to be a man or a woman in today's society.
blaisdell - Posted 03/01/2015 01:15PM
The IBSC Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that David Armstrong will assume the role of Executive Director of the International Boys' Schools Coalition in July of 2015. Additionally, the IBSC is investing for the first time in an Associate Director by hiring Amy Ahart, who has worked for NAIS.
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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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