IBSC Empowering Excellence in Boys’ Schools

Upskilling Teachers and Developing Leaders in Boys' Schools


An IBSC Online Program

May 7, 2024

Enhance your expertise in this program designed specifically for directors of professional development in IBSC member schools. Seize this opportunity to expand your network by connecting with fellow leaders of professional learning.

Deepen your understanding of the nuances of professional development in boys' schools while forging significant professional relationships with global colleagues. Embrace the chance to collaborate and share insights, fostering a supportive community that thrives on mutual encouragement and shared growth in the sphere of boys' education.

This session focuses on strategically upskilling teachers new to boys' schools and creating impactful middle leadership development programs in boys’ schools. Engage with colleagues from IBSC schools worldwide who have pioneered innovative approaches in these two areas of professional learning.

Who Should Attend?

Directors of professional development in IBSC member schools who are focused on empowering excellence in the following areas of professional learning:

  • Initiatives that upskill teachers who are new to boys’ schools
  • Programs that develop and support middle leaders in boys’ schools


Participate in a scheduled 60-minute interactive session using Zoom.

All registered attendees have access to the recording of this session for 21 days after the event. Even if your schedule cannot accommodate the live event, register so you can watch the recording at your convenience.

Tuesday, May 7, 4:00 PM EDT, 9:00 PM BST, 10:00 PM SAST 
Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 AM AEST, 8:00 AM NZST 
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60 minutes

Available exclusively to IBSC members, the session includes a 30-minute panel discussion, followed by 30 minutes for Q&A and reflection. Then all participants will be added to a listserv to collaborate and share with likeminded colleagues after the online event.


  • IBSC member rate: US $110

Refund Policy 
IBSC will refund 90% of registration fees if a written request is received two weeks prior to the class. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after this time. Schools seeking to register an alternate to replace a participant unable to attend should contact IBSC@theibsc.org.

Please note: This live event and its recording are available exclusively for the individual use of the registered attendee. We kindly request your cooperation in maintaining the integrity of the content. Please do NOT share this live event or its recording with others who did not register and do NOT project it in a group setting.

We appreciate your understanding and respect for the rights of the content creators and presenters. Let's work together to maintain the privacy and value of this material.

Watch your email for login information for your online class the Friday before the class starts. If you registered for the class later than this time, watch for login information within 24 hours.


Please contact Bruce Collins at collins@theibsc.org.


Luke Rawle, Toowoomba Grammar School (Australia)


  • Jennifer Liu, Town School for Boys (United States)
  • Casey de Wit and Jude Arbuthnott, Westlake Boys High School (New Zealand)
  • Mark Dowley and Ingrid Howren, Brighton Grammar School (Australia)