Balanced Boys: Promoting Healthy Masculinity Beyond the Classroom

Top Action Research Reports for 2023-2024

The following researcher was awarded the top research project for the 2024 cohort.

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

Erna received this award for the completion of a highly innovative action research project of the highest standard, and for their valuable contribution to the IBSC research community.

All of the reports fulfilled demanding criteria:.

  • The report was well written, pitched at appropriate level, and followed the structure provided.
  • The project itself served as an example of genuine and rigorous action research.
  • The "action" proved appropriate and relevant in the school environment.
  • The project provided valuable findings on the overarching topic Collaboration and the Power of Group Learning.
  • The literature review included synthesized, not just described, relevant literature.
  • The literature referenced directly boys' education.
  • Data analysis was sound and conclusions were appropriately drawn.

Other top Action Research reports are listed below.