Writers of the book 'Boys Don't Try? - Rethinking Masculinity in Schools', a guide for teachers teaching boys in the modern setting, Matt Pinkett and Mark Roberts, discuss the issues that they highlight in their ground-breaking book.
James, Mark and Matt are joined by a special guest to discuss this particular minefield and how schools can start to tackle it, but not before Matt and Mark have had a fight over intellectualism and James his plugged his band.
Matt, Mark and James discuss the pressures on men that lead to the extraordinary stats regarding mens' mental health and try to come up with some solutions to the problem of boys not talking about their feelings.
Matt and Mark chat to James about the issues surrounding disadvantaged students - starting with what to call them, but taking in the problem of university as an aspiration and how class affects the classroom.