August, 2017

Universities aim to increase Emirati interest in teaching programmes

by Roberta Pennington - UAE The National
If recent enrolment data from two of the country's two federal universities is any indication, Emirati men have very little to no interest in becoming schoolteachers.

Not one male student enrolled for Zayed University's Bachelor of Science in Education programme last year, while just 11 signed up to study at the United Arab Emirates University's College of Education.

AACTE Members, Partners Discuss Efforts to Bring Men of Color Into Teaching Profession on Radio Show

By Jerrica Thurman - AACTE
This month’s episode of Education Talk Radio spotlighted AACTE’s national Black & Hispanic/Latino Male Teachers Initiative Networked Improvement Community (NIC) and other efforts to increase men of color in the teaching workforce.

Black Male Leaders Shape Black Students

By Bryson Kantrell Green
As the country celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, I'm grateful for the Black male educators in our low-income communities. They inspired me as a child and shaped my career path and they do the same for some many Milwaukee children.

MenTeach E-News - August 2017

MenTeach E-News
August 2017

1) Why young Latino men don't think of becoming teachers
2) Chinese government offers free training to men who want to be preschool teachers
3) Male teacher shortage affects boys who need role models
4) A Scholarship for African American Men - Mwalimu Men
5) A New Orleans summer teaching fellowship is wooing young black teachers
6) Universities aim to increase Emirati interest in teaching programmes
7) AACTE Members, Partners Discuss Efforts to Bring Men of Color Into Teaching Profession on Radio Show