March, 2018

Rugby player and engineer changes perception of men in childcare

by Melissa McAlees - Nursery News
Hailed as a 'true inspiration', he can often be found dressing up in the role play area at West Downs Day Nursery (Winchester), much to the children's delight.

"No two days are the same and that's the way I like it," he said. "The more I worked in nurseries when I was younger the more I enjoyed it."

Editorial - One Woman in a Sea of Men

by Dr. Jill Klefstad - UW Stout
Twenty-five years ago, while attending the National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC) conference for the first time, I became interested in the male perspective of teaching young children. It was during this conference that I found myself drawn to presentation topics given by men in early childhood education. While the issues presented about young children were parallel to those that women presented, there was something unique about the demonstration style and the message carried by the male speakers.

MenTeach E-News - February 2018

MenTeach E-News
February 2018

1) What it's like to be one of the few black teachers in Wales
2) Australian childcare worker changing attitudes about male educators
3) University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff aids teacher recruitment
4) Men Can Make Great Elementary School Teachers Too
5) "Knights of the Kids' Table" Men in Early Childhood Education conference in Winnipeg, Canada
6) F2MTC Project - A community within a community

Scholarships for Minority Males in California

Future Minority Male Teachers of California

What is F2MTC?

Virginia Education Association Symposium Highlights Need for More Male, Diverse Educators

There are twice as many students of color, by percentage, as teachers of color in Virginia's public schools. What's more, the Commonwealth has the fewest male teachers, proportionately, of any state in the U.S.

We need to support more men to become primary teachers in Australia

Australia is facing a crisis within primary education: there will not be enough teachers to educate the booming population of children coming through.