Raising the Achievement of Boys

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Boys Will be Boys: Raising the Achievement of Boys in D&T

This is a one day course

£295 

This course is delivered by Julie & Paul Boyd

This course has already taken place & a new date has not yet been set. If you would like a date for this course to be added to the calendar email julie@julieboyd.co.uk


  • Tried & tested tips & strategies that engage learners boys at all levels
  • Background on research about how boys think & learn and how this can help you in your classroom
  • Learn about how boys think, and use this to get them motivated
  • Develop strategies that break down barriers to boys progressing & achieving
  • Hands on experience of various strategies specific to D&T e.g. Speed Designing (a strategy developed by Julie Boyd that is very successful at increasing pace & creativity, & which is proven to raise the achievement of boys) 
  • Practical and easy applications of Bloom’s Taxonomy to help boys develop higher level thinking skills
  • Developing schemes of learning that work towards the strengths of boys in the classroom 
  • Reflecting on behaviour management of boys & how simple changes can improve teacher and student interactions
  • Developing male role models & rewards & incentives boys value in order to make achievement ‘cool'
  • Relevant to KS3, 4 and 5 and will provide you with resources and ideas that will impact on teaching and learning in your classroom immediately. 
  • The course will include a free teaching and learning resources pack to take away with you 
  • During her career Julie has done a lot of informal action research on how boys learn and what engages them. In particular she is known for her work on engaging boys in textiles and has used this research to develop the learning of boys in other areas of D&T.  Click here to see more information on Julie’s work with boys in D&T and here to her work specific to D&T textiles
  • Click here to find out what makes our courses different to those of other trainers, along with tips on persuading your school to release you
  • For more information about this course email: julie@julieboyd.co.uk 
Boys will be boys


What delegates say about this course: 

Great information & excellent advice

Every single aspect was useful and it got me thinking especially about how I can do short, sharp activities 

Fantastic, practical advice and teaching and learning examples

Brilliant day, lots covered and lots to think about

Hands on, practical and easy to implement teaching and learning tips

Course tutor inspiring with excellent knowledge

Exceptional practical ideas & strategies that could be implemented straight away

This has been enlightening with excellent ideas & strategies that will support my daily practice.


To book this course: 

This course has already taken place & a new date has not yet been set. If you would like a date for this course to be added to the calendar email julie@julieboyd.co.uk


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Dates not convenient for you? 

It is sometimes possible to add in additional dates and venues for workshops so contact me if a date doesn’t suit you. 


Want a course delivering at your school?

Bespoke workshops can also be delivered either at your school or at an external venue. Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk for more details.


Contact:     Tel  01159 607061   Mob 07972 749240   Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk
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