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Practical Steps to Raising Boys' Achievement

How to create an environment where all boys can achieve

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Suitable for: Teachers, middle and senior school leaders keen to implement practical, sustainable strategies for improving the performance of boys at school.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary
  • Further Education

Course Reference: 5007WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

This practical course examines useful and simple strategies to raise the achievement of boys. It focuses on ways to improve boys’ behaviour, attitudes and performance, while offering successful methods to ensure meaningful group work, successful target setting, and improved problem-solving skills.

  • Know where boys tend to underachieve and how they tend to underachieve
  • Use active teaching methods
  • Conduct effective group work that supports boys’ achievement
  • Develop problem-solving skills for boys
  • Develop note-making skills, including making MindMaps™
  • Improve literacy skills and memory in boys
  • Implement intervention that works


  • Where in the curriculum do boys underachieve?
  • How do boys underachieve?
  • The impact of that underachievement
Teaching strategies
  • Using 3 active teaching methods
  • Great group work and problem-solving
  • Note-making and taking including making MindMaps ™
Changing cultures
  • Making boys feel that they belong and creating a positive culture
  • Self-esteem: can’t or won’t?
  • Working with outside partners and mentors
Intervention that works
  • Planning for progress
  • Improve literacy skills and memory
  • The power of evaluation – yours and theirs

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