Baring some essentials: boys' achievement, ERO and leadership.
Wright, N. (2000). Baring some essentials: boys' achievement, ERO and leadership. Waikato Journal of Education, 6, 107-119.
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This article identifies some popular concerns about boys' achievement, and concerns raised by researchers. The Education Review Office report on the achievement of boys is critiqued in relation to the role masculinities play in regulating boys' attitudes to learning. The paper concludes with some implications and obligations for educational leaders in addressing issues about boys' learning and achievement within a context of social justice.
Faculty of Education, University of Waikato
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