Do boys dislike school? Or just what they're learning?

Do boys dislike school? Or just what they’re learning?

Increasing boys’ confidence by letting them focus on something they want to do offers a strategy to reengage them with school. Shutterstock

Since the 1970s, a panic about “disaffected” boys underachieving in formal schooling has gripped Western society. Despite efforts in Australia like Boys: Getting It Right and the UK Raising Boys Achievement, this panic still exists, and academics and policy-makers still seek to improve boys’ engagement with school.

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