ERIC Number: ED441590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Leadership in Boys' Education: 16 Case Studies from Public and Private, Rural and Urban, Primary and Secondary Schools.
Fletcher, Richard, Ed.; Hartman, Deborah, Ed.; Browne, Rollo, Ed.
Concern about boys' education in Australia and New Zealand led to the Leadership in Boys' Education Conference in May 1999. This book contains edited conference presentations focusing on boys' educational needs. The book also presents case studies related to academic achievement, school structure, discipline and bullying, broadening boys' options, and building support. The chapters are: (1) "Leading Boy-Friendly Schools" (Steve Biddulph); (2) "Educating Boys, Emotional Literacy, and the Workplace" (Don Edgar); (3) "Leadership on the Ground" (Richard Fletcher); (4) "Aboriginal Cultural Programs and Interagency Co-Operation in Boys Strategies" (Jenni Griffiths); (5) "Pastoral Care at St. Ignatius' College, Riverview" (Peter Ireland); (6) "A Decade of Working Consistently at Boys' Education" (Fred Carosi); (7) "Role Models and School Support Structures for Rural Boys" (Helene Boyer); (8) "Empowering Boys" (Ian Lillico); (9) "Boys-Only English Classes at Cherrybrook Technology High" (Lyn Wendtman); (10) "The Boys Action Team as Part of Whole School Improvement" (Beverley Theobald); (11) "Crossing Gender Boundaries" (Chris Bonner); (12) "Changing the Football Culture" (John Craig, Tina Barnier, and Ian Beasley); (13) "Raising the Self-Esteem of Boys through Skill Development" (Bill Campbell); (14) "Engaging Fathers and the Whole Community in the Education of Rural Boys" (Cheryl Hallinan); (15) "The Role of the Principal in Facilitating Change in the Curriculum and School Culture" (James White); (16) "Individual Programs for Disaffected Boys" (John McKenna); (17)"School, Community, and Regional Support" (Shona McKinlay); (18) "Supporting Fathers To Be Good Fathers" (Andrew Mullins); and (19) "Fathers' Role in Quality Learning for Boys" (Phil Bretherton). (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Conference Papers, Cultural Influences, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Fathers, Foreign Countries, Males, Private Schools, Program Descriptions, Public Schools, Relevance (Education), Rural Education, School Community Relationship, School Support, Social Support Groups, Urban Education, Vocational Education
Men and Boys Program, Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia (Publication No. 992, $33). Tel: 02-49-21-8739; Fax: 02-49-21-8686; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/department/fac/boys.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Newcastle Univ., Callaghan (Australia). Family Action Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; New Zealand