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MenTeach E-News - September 2018

MenTeach E-News
September 2018

1) Scholarships for Minority Males in California
2) How Many Black Male Teachers Did You Have Growing Up?
3) Why more men should work in childcare in Australia
4) Teach for Armenia: Emerging Europe's Young Empowerment Initiative of the Year
5) John Engel: Babysitter training: Where are the boys?
6) England: So you want to get more men into primary teaching?
7) First male special education teacher at Qatar Foundation's Renad Academy

Chinese Public schools face shortage of male teachers due to chronically low pay

by Gu Liping - Global Times
As the new school semester begins in September, more and more Chinese primary and middle schools, as well as parents of students, are realizing that urban schools are increasingly facing a shortage of male teachers, and rural schools are facing an overall teacher shortage.

Male teachers return to the classroom as better pay, conditions attract surge in enrollments

By Rebecca Carmody
After years of decline, men are finally getting back into primary teaching — lured by family-friendly hours, good salaries and the satisfaction of making a difference.

Nowhere is their resurgence more apparent than at Melville Primary School in Perth's southern suburbs.

First male special education teacher at Qatar Foundation's Renad Academy

By Fazeena Saleem - The Peninsula - Qatar
The first male special education teacher at Qatar Foundation's Renad Academy has emphasised the importance of more men taking up the profession.

Joseph Norton, lead teacher at Renad Academy, said that the required change in pattern would enable teachers to show students that male teachers can also be enthusiastic, compassionate and gentle.

England: So you want to get more men into primary teaching?

By Maria McArdle - University of Bedfordshire
Just 14 per cent of the nursery and primary teaching workforce in state-maintained schools in England is male, according to the Department for Education.
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