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The Repercussions of the Black Teacher Shortage

by Mimi Kirk - Citylab
A recent study found that black students who have at least one black teacher do better in school. Making policy around this research is complicated.

Defying assumptions but teaching with passion in India

by Akangchila Longchar - Dimapur, India
The concept that “Kindergarten teachers are always female” is a gender stereotype that a young male teacher at The Maple Tree School, Dimapur has defied. Imnawapang Changkiri has been working as a full-time kindergarten teacher for five years.

Male teachers still the minority in Western Australian schools

by Emily Baker - The Canberra Times
Julian Hofsink didn't think twice about his gender when he applied to study a Bachelor of Secondary Education at the University of Canberra.

But the second-year student will be in the minority should he work in ACT schools once he finishes his degree.

Minister of Trinidad encourages men to become caregivers

by Camille Clarke - Guardian of Trinidad & Tobago
Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister (Gender and Child Affairs) Ayanna Webster-Roy says men will be targeted for participation in the next cycle of the Caregivers Training Programme offered by the ministry.

MenTeach E-News - August 2017

MenTeach E-News
August 2017

1) Why young Latino men don't think of becoming teachers
2) Chinese government offers free training to men who want to be preschool teachers
3) Male teacher shortage affects boys who need role models
4) A Scholarship for African American Men - Mwalimu Men
5) A New Orleans summer teaching fellowship is wooing young black teachers
6) Universities aim to increase Emirati interest in teaching programmes
7) AACTE Members, Partners Discuss Efforts to Bring Men of Color Into Teaching Profession on Radio Show
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