There's plenty to be said for life as a primary school teacher: a decent starting salary, quick career progression, enviable working conditions and more leave than you can shake the proverbial stick at.
My names Jeremy and I'm a 25 year old male working in a long day care centre. I have been doing so for about 6 years and have 2 modules left in my diploma and I'm smashing through it. I have had it for about 3 months and I'm nearly done. I'm just wondering if there are any other males on this website or males who work in your centers.
The Childcare Strategy team are hosting the next Men in Childcare course at North Inch Community Campus, Perth on Monday 24 August 2015 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
Perth & Kinross Council would like to encourage more men to work in childcare so the Childcare Strategy Team is offering a number of standalone units that make up the National Progression Award in Playwork which is accredited by SQA.
Sabu Thomas has a way with the tiny ones, they take to him like flies to a sugar pie. It has been so for the past 15 years, ever since he chose to tread a path that few men opt for. Sabu is one of the two male pre-primary teachers in the state and the only one in the city.
Generally speaking, gender equality in the U.S. and other Western countries has involved women moving into men’s spheres. We have not seen an equivalent migration of men into women’s spheres. Accordingly, while women have integrated many male occupations (they are now, for example, 50% or more of law and medical students), many female-dominated ones remain heavily female.
As the millions of students are busy choosing their future universities after the National College Entrance Examination, the news of free teacher's training places for male students in southeast China's Fujian Province has attracted much attention.
A number of years ago when I was teaching English to students of other languages in Hong Kong, I did some work for an internation kindergarten. My job was to create a programme to promote language for children who were about to leave for primary school. Having taught children of all ages at primary and secondary levels, I particularly enjoyed my time with the kindergarten group and decided to pursue a career as an early childhood teacher.