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Nonprofit trains students to stay in school, become teachers

By Danielle Brody - Westfair Communications
In her 20 years as CEO of Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers, Bettye H. Perkins has seen hundreds of ninth-graders return to their schools as teachers after completing the nonprofit’s mentorship and training program.

Call to attract more men to teaching in New Zealand

by Carmen Hall - Bay of Plenty Times
The number of male teachers has increased in Tauranga and is almost 5 per cent higher than the national average.

However, one school principal is concerned the figures will drop as baby boomers retire.

Figures from the Ministry of Education show in 2014 there were 485 male teachers employed at state or state integrated schools compared to 463 in 2012.

Male teachers in Quebec schools

by Tina Tenneriello
Statistics from Quebec's education ministry show there are fewer male teachers than ever in our schools.

The numbers obtained by the Journal de Montreal show close to 2000 men have left teaching over the past five years.

Overall males represent 21.6 per cent of teachers in schools, five years ago it was 23.3 per cent.

Brief letter about teaching for 17 years

by Tim Gray
I first discovered MenTeach while researching men in early childhood for an online ECE class I was taking. While scouring the internet for information, I came across an article entitled "Myths About Men Who Work with Young Children." It became a part of a larger research project, and that project led me to finding MenTeach.