Raising the Barr | Is it time to target some boy-focused learning strategies in schools?

By Opinion: Clayton Barr Mp
December 21 2018 - 10:26am
GOING BEYOND: Clayton Barr MP said after being a guest at various end-of-year school presentations, he was struck by the level of additional efforts made by teaching staff.
GOING BEYOND: Clayton Barr MP said after being a guest at various end-of-year school presentations, he was struck by the level of additional efforts made by teaching staff.

Girls outnumber boys in end-of-year awards

I have spent most of the past two weeks in our schools, attending end-of-year presentation days. It is a superb time to be in our schools. There is so much pride and excitement about the year that has been completed and the holiday season ahead. Students take their place on stage to receive their various awards, from sport through to citizenship and of course the academics, while parents snap the shutter on their various cameras and the school community at large sing school songs and wish one another a safe and merry Christmas.

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