Create learning environments full of positive role models and a safe space for self-expression.
Teach students confidence in their own ideas. Promote honesty as necessary to integrity.
Give students' responsibilities and hold them accountable for their own values and actions
Build a community of citizen leaders who all abide by a set code of conduct.
Express clearly "right" and "wrong" and expect students to uphold the right as a collective body. Honor is key to being part of the community.
Have an open dialogue about the difficulties boys/men face. Encourage tackling the issues head-on.
Focus on the needs of students rather than the politics of the educational system.
Help boys realize the challenges they face and assess/assert ways of handling each.
Give students the tools to meet society as successful individuals with moral courage.
Mentorship is crucial in helping students develop. It also teaches the importance of trying and failing as a way to learn and move forward.