White working class boys: Teachers matter


My session will focus on the vital role teachers played in the academic success of a small group of white working class boys, it will highlight the school factors that contributed to the academic success of these boys. The important message that I will convey is that teachers can be transformative for their white working class students, teachers have the potential to interrupt and transform the primary habitus of their students thereby positively influencing the academic achievement of white working class boys.

Across two days, over 250 sessions will take place at the Festival. A full timetable of sessions will be available from late May 2019. Until this point we will only be announcing the day(s) sessions will be taking place.