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Australia: Male Teachers Play an Important Role in the Future of Education

Men play a critical part in improving education systems when they become teachers. In a profession where women are the majority, male teachers diversify the education workforce and make a significant impact as role models for children.

How one Black male teacher is breaking stereotypes and shaping the next generation

By Jessica Madhukar - WTMJ-TV
It's a role that is typically led by a female. Fewer than 3% of pre-school and kindergarten teachers are men, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jeremy Walton is working to break the stereotype as the only male early childhood teacher at Next Door Milwaukee.

International: Exploring Career Trajectories of Men in the Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce

SIG (Special Interest Group) Gender Balance
We invite to this year's EECERA SIG gender balance meeting this week on Friday, 3th september, 13:00 CEST/MEZ (12:00 am BST). If you want to attend and haven't registered yet, please send a mail to info@siggender.eu and we will send the zoom link to you. Those who have already registered will receive the link soon.
As the last SIG gender balance roundmail was sent out in the summer holidays and might have escaped your attention, we send it again with this mail:

MenTeach E-News - July 2021

MenTeach E-News
July 2021

1) California Legislative effort to hire more men of color as teachers
2) Male Teachers Share Advice for Getting More Men Into the Profession
3) A Black male preschool teacher is rare. He wishes it wasn't
4) Breaking the gender barrier in childcare in New Zealand
5) Male teachers needed at Chinese kindergartens
6) For first time, more women teachers in schools than men in India
7) Sorority Makes $6,000 Donation to University of Virgin Islands With Aim of Attracting More Male Educators to Classrooms

Promising Practices: How a network of male teachers of color expanded leadership opportunities

by Kara Arundel - K-12 Deep Dive
The Compton Male Teachers of Color Network is helping its district strengthen professional problem-solving skills and empower educators.
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