IBSC Exploring Boys' Education Podcast

Season 5, Episode 3
Behavior Management in Boys' Schools

Tom Batty

In the latest episode of the IBSC Exploring Boys’ Education podcast, Mark Dowley from Brighton Grammar School (Australia) shares his expertise on managing classroom attention and behavior in boys' schools. He discusses strategies for engaging energetic or distracted boys, effective ways to handle challenges to authority, and the importance of clear instruction. Dowley also debunks common myths about boys’ behavior, particularly those related to testosterone, and emphasizes the role of positive reinforcement and strong teacher-student relationships in shaping boys' development. This episode offers invaluable insights and practical advice for educators seeking to better understand and guide boys on their educational journey. 

Explore Mark Dowley and Ollie Lovell’s Classroom Management Handbook.


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