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MenTeach E-News - March 2014

MenTeach E-News
March 2014

1) Arkansas ranks last for male teachers
2) Male teachers wary of hugging students
3) One man's journey - A long term struggle to teach
4) Men in Early Childhood Education at the World Forum 2014 in Puerto Rico
5) Canadian teacher puts his best foot forward
6) Early years development: Why it is a job for the boys
7) St. Louis Teacher of the Year
8) TEACH Campaign Seeking Minority, Male Teachers
9) Comic: The issues of being a male preschool teacher
10) A man's world in Australia

A man's world in Australia?

by Nicole Chettle for the Midday Report
Climbing the corporate ladder can be tough, especially if you're a woman, but there are an increasing number of men finding it hard to break into traditionally female-dominated professions.

There's vigorous debate about whether there should be quotas to boost their numbers on boards and, as advocates continue to seek a fair go for females, what happens to men in jobs dominated by women?

Comic: The issues of being a male preschool teacher

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This is just one of the many things I dealt with as a male preschool teacher. I'm thinking about starting a webcomic series about my time as a teacher...

TEACH Campaign Seeking Minority, Male Teachers

WLTX - TV South Carolina
Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The U.S. Department of Education says it wants to recruit more diverse and qualified educators and created a new initiative to help the process.

It's called the TEACH Campaign, and has a goal of encouraging more minorities--especially males--to go after careers in the classroom.