The Boys In Schools Program, Family Action Centre, Faculty of Health will be convening:
Event Title: 5th Biennial Conference Working With Boys Building Fine Men - stories of success
Date of Event: 4th - 6th July, 2007
Venue: Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle, NSW
Listen to keynote speakers share their 'stories of success' about boys' education. Attend numerous breakout sessions and forums over a 3 day period. An opportunity to network with over 500 principals, deputy principals, teachers, educators and youth leaders who share a common goal - Working with boys to build fine men.
Let's hear it from the boys...
Boys in primary and secondary schools, and boys from different locations and backgrounds talk about what works for them.
Teachers, researchers, and school leaders about the latest evidence-based research, successful programs and strategies for boys.
Let's explore the big questions...
What does research say about differences between boys and girls?
How can research inform our practice?
What do boys say about school, success and becoming a man?
How do teachers ensure quality learning for boys?
Who should attend . . . Principals, deputy principals, primary, secondary teachers, school leaders and policymakers, youth workers and parents
Confirmed Keynote Speakers include
Melvyn DavisProject, boys2MEN Project, UK
Michael Gurian, Gurian Institute, USA (keynote address pre-recorded exclusively for conference participants)
Andrew Fuller, Inyahead, Australia