Boy Oh Boy: How to Raise and Educate Boys

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9781740095549: Boy Oh Boy: How to Raise and Educate Boys

Boys are sons and brothers and they become husbands, partners and fathers. But how well do our social, political and educational institutions help boys fulfil their promise and live lives that develop their values and talents? Boy oh Boy is a practical and highly entertaining resource for those who wish to understand the needs of boys and how to best meet those needs. Dr Tim Hawkes uses a refreshing mix of common sense and scholarly research in a book that gives hope and inspiration to those interested in helping boys.

Some questions answered include:

  • Are boys really in as much trouble as some people are suggesting?
  • How can boys be helped to perform better at school?
  • Are there ways to encourage boys to read more?
  • What needs to be understood about boys, friendship and sex?
  • How should the issue of aggression and bullying be handled? - How can boys become more socially responsible?
  • Are there ways to encourage boys to have better relations with their parents?

Dr Hawkes examines several additional topics including drugs, depression, sport & body image and friendship & sex.

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"There is now less flogging in our great schools than formerly,-but then less is learned there; so that what the boys get at one end they lose at the other." - Samuel Johnson


* Boy Oh Boyis a practical and highly entertaining resource for those who wish to understand the needs of boys.
* Read how the issue of aggression and bullying can be handled and how can boys become more socially responsible.
* Learn how can boys be helped to perform better at school and how to encourage boys to have better relations with their parents
Boys are sons and brothers and they become husbands, partners and fathers. But how well do our social, political and educational institutions help boys fulfil their promise and live lives that develop their values and talents? Boy oh Boy is a practical and highly entertaining resource for those who wish to understand the needs of boys and how to best meet those needs. Dr Tim Hawkes uses a refreshing mix of common sense and scholarly research in a book that gives hope and inspiration to those interested in helping boys. Some questions answered include: Are boys really in as much trouble as some people are suggesting? How can boys be helped to perform better at school? Are there ways to encourage boys to read more? What needs to be understood about boys, friendship and sex? How should the issue of aggression and bullying be handled? - How can boys become more socially responsible? Are there ways to encourage boys to have better relations with their parents? Dr Hawkes examines several additional topics including drugs, depression, sport & body image and friendship & sex.

Dr. Tim Hawkes is Head of The Kings School, Parramatta NSW - one of Australia's most well-known and respected schools. He is a leading authority on educating boys and his contribution to debate in this area has made him popular as a speaker and writer on gender issues in education.

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Dr. Tim Hawkes is Head of The Kings School, Parramatta NSW - one of Australia's most well-known and respected schools. He is a leading authority on educating boys and his contribution to debate in this area has made him popular as a speaker and writer on gender issues in education.

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Published by Longman (2001)
ISBN 10: 1740095545 ISBN 13: 9781740095549
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