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9 May
Co-ed Boarding - Do the benefits outweigh the risks? - May 09, 2017
09 May 2017 10:30 - 09 May 2017 15:30


Co-ed Boarding- Do the benefits outweigh the risks?


Date: May 09, 2017               


Why you should attend: Whereas previously a common feature of small Prep boarding schools, it is now increasingly common to find Co-ed boarding houses in senior schools; most notably at the 6thForm level. This workshop will explore some of the key challenges associated with managing such a House as well as the highlighting the benefits of providing such a community as part of the boarding experience for young people. This workshop will identify and share best practice in terms of management and marketing of senior school mixed boarding facilities.


Course content

  • The physical organisation and internal segregation of a mixed facility and the unique issues associated with co-educational sleeping arrangements
  • The day-to-day management of a mixed house, with a key focus on novel issues surrounding staffing and routines
  • An exploration of the benefits brought to all stakeholders in the boarding school context, which in turn will inform any marketing strategy for what may be a new and different boarding product
  • The induction of boarders new into a mixed house, and how to create an effective house ethos in such a co-educational setting. 


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