Helping Boys Shine at School (K-12)
October 19, 7:00 pm - November 23, 8:30 pm$40
Data and educational research consistently show that boys in the Western world are struggling more than girls on the schooling journey. Girls are more likely to be developmentally ready for school than boys, they consistently outperform boys, particularly in literacy and numeracy, and they are more likely to complete tertiary education.
Low literacy is highly prevalent among boys in juvenile justice and men in prison. Boys continue to be suspended at far higher rates than girls (even in kindy!), are more likely to disengage and drop out, and the gaps in their achievement that are apparent in Year 3 persist right through to Year 9. Around 80% of discipline problems in schools involve boys, as do up to 70% of diagnosed learning difficulties.
While we know that most males in western societies go on to have better pay and consistency in the workforce, if we really want to overcome gender inequalities in society at large – and shift unhelpful cultural and social norms – education is key.
This webinar is all about bringing back hope and enthusiasm into our schools so that all students, including our boys, can thrive and shine.
This is a special event for ECEs, teachers and other education professionals. For more info and to book your ticket visit: