The Boy Problem: Raising boys’ achievement

What can schools do?

Are you concerned about the gap widening between girls’ and boys’ performance? This workshop might be what you are looking for – an experiential, hands-on approach to providing practical solutions for raising boys’ achievement. Mengage have run this course countrywide and keep building on the practical solutions after each session. Why not have them come share their experience with your school.

WORKSHOP. ‘The Boy Problem’: Raising boys’ achievement – what can schools do?

    “Girls are outperforming boys in all the main attainment indicators at key stage 4.”

    (Dept for Education, 2015)

‘The Boy Problem’: Raising boys’ achievement – what can schools do? provides a three hour workshop suitable for primary and secondary school teachers, teaching assistants and other professionals interested in improving boys educational attainment, exploring:

  • ‘The Boy Problem’ – boys participation in education
  • Male learning styles?
  • Misreading males? The importance of addressing literacy concerns
  • The male-inclusive classroom
  • A whole-school strategy?
  • Practical solutions (including the hard-to-reach)

This is an evidence-based, experiential workshop; participants will be informed of useful methods to engage and maintain boys interest in education and will be encouraged to consider a whole-school strategy to improve boy’s achievement.

This workshop is delivered in three hours and costs £895. Whole staff can be accommodated, right down to 10 or 15 committed staff.

Contact or 07788725318 to discuss a booking. Alternatively, go to our website to see what else we offer around mental health and accredited mentoring.