The challenges that many boys face in realising their educational potential is increasingly being recognised as a major gender issue, not only in the education sphere, but also to social and economic development, and for achievement of the SDGs. In particular, there is concern regarding dropout rates among boys and low level of educational achievement. To discuss these issues, the Health and Education Unit (HEU) of the Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) partnered to run an online discussion on ‘Changing patterns in boys’ educational: What can we do to make things better?

To read the discussion summary in full, click here.