Swiss Male teacher discusses gender debate

The number of male primary school teachers is growing but they’re still in the minority in Switzerland. A politician has called for a 30 percent male quota on teacher training courses to encourage more men to work in primary classrooms. Does it matter whether your children are taught by a man or a woman while they’re at primary school? Mark Hammond has been teaching for 14 years and is a year six class teacher at the Geneva English School:

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April 30, 2013