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Dads and Lads and Poetry!

Dads and Lads and Poetry! | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

An innovative literacy project in Birmingham has seen dads and their kids create CDs that contain poems and/or football chants that they write together.

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54,000 FEWER BOYS APPLY FOR UNIVERSITY AND NO-ONE CARES

54,000 FEWER BOYS APPLY FOR UNIVERSITY AND NO-ONE CARES | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

The crisis in boys education continues apace and the biggest scandal is that no-one in authority seems to give a toss about it says The Rights Of Man blog in the UK..........

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Send in the troops: male soldiers to be recruited as teachers

Send in the troops: male soldiers to be recruited as teachers | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

The UK Government is planning to get more male role models into teaching through a "troops to teachers" programme to be launched later this year. The Education Secretary said more male teachers were needed, especially in primary schools “to provide children who often lack male role models at home with male authority figures who can display both strength and sensitivity”......

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Extraordinary School for Boys: helping boys love literacy - Telegraph

Extraordinary School for Boys: helping boys love literacy - Telegraph | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

After fresh reports of the widening gender gap in the classroom, Gareth Malone tells how he helped a group of boys learn to love literacy

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Primaries short of male teachers

Primaries short of male teachers | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

One in four primary schools in England still has no male registered teacher, despite more men entering the profession, statistics show.....

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The endangered male teacher

The endangered male teacher | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

A new study says male elementary teachers live in a steady state of anxiety, with 13 per cent reporting they had been wrongly accused of inappropriate contact with students. Part 2 of the excellent "Failing Boys" series in the Canadian Globe and Mail....

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Failing boys and the powder keg of sexual politics

Failing boys and the powder keg of sexual politics | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

 Compelling statistics show boys rank behind girls by nearly every measure of scholastic achievement, yet the phenomenon is as polarizing as it is puzzling...

 

This is Part 1 of an excellent six part series on boys and education from the Globe & Mail in Canada

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Schools 'failing boys' as the gender gap widens further

Schools 'failing boys' as the gender gap widens further | Helping Boys | Scoop.it
Schools are accused of failing a generation of teenage boys as record exam results revealed the gender gap is wider than ever...
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One in 11 boys leaves primary school 'unable to read'

One in 11 boys leaves primary school 'unable to read' | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

About 9% of boys in England - up to 15% in some areas - start secondary school with, at best, the reading skills of a typical seven-year-old, data shows.......

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Empowering Black Boys in Britain

Empowering Black Boys in Britain | Helping Boys | Scoop.it

Black Boys Can aims to empower Black Boys to achieve the very best they can through its local projects throughout the UK.......

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