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New Zealand Men hope to encourage more males into early childhood roles

by Koren Allpress - Stuff.co.nz
Two South Canterbury men who are studying to become early childhood education (ECE) teachers could double the number of males teaching in the region once qualified.

As of June 2014, there were just two licensed male ECE teachers employed in South Canterbury, of a total of 251 teachers in the region, according to data released by the Ministry of Education.

MenTeach E-News - March 2017

MenTeach E-News
March 2016


1) Southern University to increase underrepresented male teachers
2) Caring for Black Male Students Requires More Than Good Intentions, According to Education Study
3) Male teacher adds ties to school's male achievement lessons
4) Japan: Should male childcare workers' roles be limited?
5) How storytelling is giving voice to a small part of the early childhood workforce — men
6) An all-male Buffalo Public School to address differences in learning? It's being considered

Teach for America Struggles to Attract Male Teachers

by Rick Cohen - Source: Education Week
Teach for America is typically flooded with job applicants from top colleges and universities, but according to Chanté Chambers, the managing director of recruitment at historically black colleges and universities at the New York City-based Teach For America, the high-profile teaching nonprofit isn’t flooded by male applicants. She says that low status of education is “definitely a barrier,” especially among African American men.

MenTeach - New England Awards

by Craig Simpson - New England
We have given this year's Steve Shuman award to Jeff Robbins at the MassAEYC Rex excellence in early education reception at the MassAEYC Annual conference. Valora Washington received the Gwen Morgan award.