Scotland: Course launched in Moray to encourage men to consider career in childcare

by David Mackay - The Press and Journal - Scotland
A course is being launched in the north of Scotland specifically aimed at encouraging men to consider a career in childcare.

Now Moray College UHI in Elgin has teamed up with the council to provide a course to meet the surge in demand.

It is hoped that the initiative will tap into people considering a change in career and parents who want to return to work.

MenTeach E-News - January 2019

MenTeach E-News
January 2019

1) For the first time in history the percentage of men in child care increases to highest level
2) Study: Male Teachers Are More Likely to Leave a School With a Female Principal
3) Study reports how race matters in the classroom
4) More diversity called for in New Zealand's classrooms - but it's not everything
5) Scholarships for Minority Males in California
6) MenTeach January Meeting: Men in Early Childhood Education in Boston
7) England: Why it’s hard being a male primary teacher

England: Why it’s hard being a male primary teacher

By Adam Black - TES
Men in primary schools put up with unfair comments about their health, appearance and career progress, says this teacher.

Letter: Thank you for the 2018 NAEYC Award

Dr. Valora Washington - Council for Professional Recognition
To the members of the NAEYC Men in Education Network (M.E.N.):

I’d like to send out a heartfelt Thank You to all of you for honoring me on Nov. 16 with this year’s Champion for Men and Children Award.

It is a profound honor and privilege to know many of you  and to have worked with you over the years.

It is especially gratifying that it came from a group of people that I admire so much for all of the hard work that you do in the early childhood education field.

Editorial: Men Students Experiencing the NAEYC 2018 Conference in Washington DC

by Dr. Jill Klefstad - UW Stout
Last month I had the privilege of presenting at the NAEYC conference in Washington D. C. What was even more of an honor and thrill was that I took two of our male students, Dylan and Andrew, to the conference. Together we presented our research about the dispositions men use to engage children in learning.
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