An Evidence-Based Approach to Raising Boys’ Achievement

Provider: Dragonfly Training
£260.00 + VAT

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Description Forget the myths, embrace the evidence and let’s take this problem on!
Duration 9am - 3pm

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Categories Secondary, Higher, Teaching and Learning, Sciences, Mathematics / Numeracy, Further education, KS3, KS4, Arts, Business / Economics, Computing / ICT, English / Literacy, Health and care, Hospitality and Leisure, Humanities, Languages, PE / Sport, Technology, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Behaviour for Learning, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, Classroom Management, Out of school, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science / Geology, PSHE
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Do your girls have a higher ‘value added’ when compared to your boys’ achievement?

Would you like a ‘treasure trove’ of proven, boy friendly teaching ideas that are low on preparation time?

Would you value an opportunity to reflect on how to adapt these ideas to your way of teaching?

The course will describe how to plan, implement and embed a boy-friendly culture into your lessons.  The ideas are low on teacher preparation time but high in effect. You will engage with a range of novel strategies to inspire the de-motivated and cutting-edge solutions to student tracking and intervention. Above all this course is aimed at improving motivation and exam results.

Evidence underpinning this approach

This Course Aims to:

  • Give a historical perspective on boys’ academic underperformance
  • Show boy-friendly techniques to enhance learning based upon the main educational investigations
  • Embed a culture of high expectations of boys
  • Pre-empt underachievement through targeted early intervention 
How users/participants can evaluate success
Course Outline:
Implementation of Outstanding Lesson Ideas
  • What boys are we really talking about?
  • A history of boys’ underperformance
  • A culture of high expectation
  • Tablet technology and improving boys’ performance. What’s the connection?
What Really Works?
  • A tour of the most important investigations into improving boys achievement
  • An evaluation of evidence based research and then using the outcomes.
  • Motivating lesson ideas and structures
  • The socialisation of boys in your school
How to Make a Difference?
  • Cutting edge student tracking
  • Powerful intervention strategies proven to work
  • A range of successful pedagogies for boys
  • High impact plenaries and the next steps
Follow-up activities and support The provider has not supplied this information

Trainer: Alan Jervis 

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