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More diversity called for in New Zealand's classrooms - but it's not everything

by Christina Persico - NZ Stuff
Sean Dillon is a Pākeha male - but he's in the minority.

He is a school teacher - a field where three-quarters of the population are female.

New Zealand has 55,020 registered teachers, as at April 2017 - 40,819 of these are women. That is almost three times the 14,201 male teachers educating our children.

Study reports how race matters in the classroom

by Ty Tagami - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Race matters in the classroom, with black students who are exposed to a black teacher doing better in school, a new research report says.

Study: Male Teachers Are More Likely to Leave a School With a Female Principal

By Sarah Schwartz - Education Week - Teacher
Researchers at the University of Virginia and Northwestern University have found another wrinkle to add to the problem of teacher retention: Male teachers are leaving schools with female principals.

The researchers analyzed New York state teacher retention data over a 40-year period, from the 1969-79 school year through 2009-10. In total, the data set included about 650,000 teachers and about 6,400 schools.

MenTeach E-News - November 2018

MenTeach E-News
November 2018

1) Scholarships for Minority Males in California
2) Male Teachers: How to Teach Boys to Be Better Men
3) In China: Must Your Teacher Be Like You?
4) British College celebrates first male graduates in 126-year history
5) MenTeach - New England Meeting
6) £50,000 fund has been announced to help boost the number of men working in Scotland childcare
7) Men who care: attracting men into the caring professions
8) Bemidji Area Schools might 'grow' its own teachers

Bemidji Area Schools might 'grow' its own teachers

Bemidji Area Schools leaders are considering ways to help existing staff become classroom teachers.
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