2024 IBSC Annual Conference

2024 IBSC Annual ConferenceHarrow School

Harrow on the Hill, London, United Kingdom

July 1-4

Workshop Block 4
IBSC Action Research Presentations

Wednesday, July 3, 11:45 AM - 12:55 PM

Wednesday, July 3, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Act Like a Man from the Outside in: Using Devised Theater to Reframe Definitions of Masculinity with Year 7 and 8 Boys
Presenter: Annette Jeffery, Lindisfarne College (New Zealand)

Are We Really Doin’ This? An Assessment of How 16- and 17-Year-Old Black Boys Understand and Negotiate Issues of Consent with Intimate Partners
Presenter: Donald Garner, The Eagle Academy Foundation (United States)

Belonging Is Something You Represent: How Values and Empathy Impact Belonging in Third Form Boarding School Boys
Presenter: Gracie Wessinger, Woodberry Forest School (United States)

Calm and Happy: Fostering a Positive, Healthy Environment for Year 5 and 6 Boys by Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Sport
Presenter: William Sandwell, The King's School (Australia)

Can We Ditch the Journals? Moving Beyond the Page to Nurture Masculine Identity Through Open Dialogue with Year 11 Boys
Presenter: Christin Mohammed-King, Upper Canada College (Canada)

The Confluence of Culture: First Nations Sharing of Story Cultivating Authentic Connection in 8- to 10-Year-Old Boys
Presenter: Nadene O'Neill, Trinity Grammar School (Australia)

Cooking up Connection: Challenging Gender Role Stereotypes Through Kitchen Chemistry Club and Exploring Its Impact on Belonging Among Grade 11 Boarders
Presenter: Erna Goodier, St. Andrew's College (South Africa)

Dancing Outside the Man Box to Facilitate Year 9 Boys’ Self-Confidence
Presenter: Mark Weston, Aquinas College (Australia)

Dismantling the Man Box: Expanding the Emotional Horizons of 13-Year-Old Boys
Presenter: Desmond Van Wyk, St. Stithians Boys' Preparatory School (South Africa)

Facilitators of Friendship: Structured Teamwork Drills with a Debate Squad of Year 10 and 11 Boys
Presenter: Carla Boniolo, Westlake Boys High School (New Zealand)

From Classroom to Sports Court: Private-Turned-Public Mood Board Strengthens Sportsmanship and Resilience With Junior Varsity Boys
Presenter: Lauren Logan, St. Mark's School of Texas (United States)

Mapping Me: Unpicking Masculinity One Stitch at a Time in a Year 9 Art Club
Presenter: Finley Way, Dulwich College (United Kingdom)

Mindful Masculinity: Cultivating Emotional Regulation in 14- and 15-Year-Old Boys for Positive Growth and Positive Masculine Identities
Presenter: Alex Sullivan, Villanova College (Australia)

They Are Honest with Us Here: Using a Mentor Relationship to Develop Servant Leadership Characteristics in Year 9 Student Leaders
Presenter: Leah Arthur, Trinity Grammar School (Australia)

To Strive Is Manly: Using Reflection to Challenge Apathy, Reframe Perceptions of Masculinity, and Drive Teamwork in a Year 6 Musical
Presenter: Amanda Barwick, The Scots College (Australia)

Yes, And: Building Team Culture in a Community Service Program to Increase Upper School Boys' Authenticity, Motivation, and Connectedness
Presenter: Marissa Sanghvi, St. Christopher's School (United States)


Wednesday, July 3, 12:25 - 12:55 PM

Allowing Us to Thrive and Not Hide Away: How a Rites of Passage Framework Fosters Positive Masculinity, Peer Connection, and Belonging in a Middle to Senior School Transition Program
Presenter: Roger Devine, Camberwell Grammar School (Australia)

Beyond Fear and Failure: How a Strength and Balance Program Promotes Confidence in Learning in Year 8 Boys
Presenter: Joanna House, St. John's College (South Africa)

Boys Teaching Teachers: Using Conversations to Help Senior School Boys Reveal Their Authentic Selves
Presenter: Laurell Milton, Dulwich College (United Kingdom)

Changing Voices in Changing Times: Male Role Models Share a Spectrum of Vocal Maturation Experiences with a Third and Fourth Grade Choir
Presenter: Kyle Kelvington, Town School for Boys (United States)

Developing Positive Masculinity Characteristics in Secondary School Boys Through Service Programs Beyond the Classroom
Presenter: Huw Blood, Shore School (Australia)

Embracing Fear: Challenging Misconceptions of Fearlessness in High School Varsity Football and Sports Culture
Presenter: Lenny Dion, Selwyn House School (Canada)

Empathy in Boarding: Using Perspective-Taking to Foster Positive Masculinity in Year 9 Boarders
Presenter: Patrick Gluck, Rathkeale College (New Zealand)

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Unveiling the Impact of Servant Leadership on Adolescent Boys in Cocurricular Settings
Presenter: Crystal Thompson, Brisbane Grammar School (Australia)

Fostering Queer Belonging in an All-Boys High School
Presenter: Bridget Gurtler, The Haverford School (United States)

Game Changer: Cultivating Self-Regulation in Year 6 Boys Through Reflective Journaling on Video Gaming
Presenter: Paul Jones, The King's School (Australia)

Getting to the HEART  of the Matter: Values, Identity, Role Models, and Year 8 Boys
Presenter: Sarah Moss-Holland, Marcellin College (Australia)

Harmony on the Hardwood: Exploring the Impact of Empathy on Team Dynamics in a Year 5 Basketball Team
Presenter: Joseph Fumar, The Southport School (Australia)

Journaling for Joy: Elevating Psychological Well-Being of Year 5 Boys Through Daily Reflection
Presenter: Kendall Murphy, St. Mark's School of Texas (United States)

“O Captain! My Captain!” Exploring How a Captain’s Code Created Positive Leaders in Male Varsity Teams
Presenter: Parker Kirwan, Blue Ridge School (United States)

The Power of Shared Experience: Old Boys’ Influence on Year 7 Boys’ Connection to Values
Presenter: Andrew Cruickshank, Brisbane Boys' College (Australia)

We Can All Grow: Breaking and Making Boys’ Feedback Loops in Competitive High School Speech and Debate
Presenter: Eric Eble, Archbishop Moeller High School (United States)