IBSC Exploring Boys' Education Podcast

Season 5, Episode 2
Boys and Books

In the latest episode of the IBSC Exploring Boys’ Education podcast, Gabrielle Mace of St. Augustine’s College (Australia) and Pooja Mathur of The King’s School (Australia) discuss the reasons why boys may feel reluctant to read, including societal factors at play. Discover the cognitive and emotional benefits reading offers boys and learn about strategies educators can employ to foster a reading habit. Explore the evolving role of school libraries and librarians in shaping boys' literary journeys, especially amid the pull of digital distractions.

Charles Bailey

Gabrielle Mace 
St. Augustine's College (Australia)

Hannah Fox

Pooja Mathur 
The King's School (Australia)


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