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IBSC Exploring Boys' Education Podcast

Episode 11
Reaching, Teaching, and Succeeding with Boys of Color (Part Two)

Continue exploring effective ideas for reaching, teaching, and succeeding with boys of color with global perspective from IBSC educators worldwide. Johnny Waititi from Westlake Boys High School (New Zealand) and Toti West from Hamilton Boys’ High School (New Zealand) discuss the work they do to facilitate bicultural empowerment in their schools. Sherry Rusher from St. Albans School (United States) offers highlights from the November 2019 IBSC Reaching, Teaching, and Succeeding with Boys of Color Conference. Garth Shaw of Dale College (South Africa) shares insights from his doctoral research that show teachers and school leaders how to think more sensitively about engaging their disadvantaged context learners more broadly. Lastly, Sean DeZilva from Crescent School (Canada) explains some key lessons learned as the school community engages in this vital work.

We welcome your voice notes in response to IBSC Exploring Boys’ Education episodes. Leave a comment or highlight how you’re using the podcast in your school. Please send WhatsApp voice notes to Bruce Collins at +27 71 8911 898 or email voice memos to IBSC@theibsc.org. We’d like to feature as many of your voices as possible in future podcast episodes.

Sean DeZilva
Sean DeZilva

Crescent School
(Canada)

Sherry Rusher
Sherry Rusher

St. Albans School
(United States)

Garth Shaw

Garth Shaw
Dale College
(South Africa)

Johnny Waititi
Johnny Waititi

Westlake Boys High School
(New Zealand)

Toti West

Toti West
Hamilton Boys’ High School
(New Zealand)

Bruce Collins

Bruce Collins
IBSC Director of Membership Engagement

Reaching, Teaching, and Succeeding with Boys of Color (Part One) - Episode 10 is also available.

Listen to Part One

Map of contributing schools


IBSC Exploring Boys’ Education music composed and performed by Tom DiGiovanni.