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Number of male teachers in England drops

by Nicole Weinstein - Nursery World
Figures in primary schools have stagnated over the last five years, and remain low, at 14.1 per cent.

The number of white men in secondary schools in England has fallen by over 12,800 since 2010, a fall of 17 per cent, according to analysis by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank.

Editorial: Being a Father and A Teacher

by George Yamamoto - Hawai'i
When I first started working with infants and toddlers the last thing I was thinking about was being a role model as a male teacher. All I was trying to do was just to survive every day without making too many unintentional mistakes. I did not like making mistakes and tended to avoid situations that displayed my incompetence at a particular teaching skill.

Number of male school teachers in Bolton [England] drops

by Lyell Tweed - Bolton News - England
Of the 1,342 secondary school teachers in Bolton whose gender was listed in the School Workforce Census last year, 444 were male.

That meant men made up just 33 per cent of the workforce, compared with 38 per cent a decade earlier.

The proportion of male teachers across all of the area’s schools, including primary, nursery and special schools, was even lower, at 27 per cent.

Black man named Texas Teacher of the Year for first time: 'I'm not the first to deserve it'

By Cameron Jenkins - The Hill
An elementary teacher is the first Black man to be named Texas Teacher of the Year.

"I'm the first to win it, but I'm not the first to deserve it," Eric Hale told The Washington Post on Wednesday.

Eric Hale teaches first grade and kindergarten at David G. Burnet Elementary School in Dallas and was named the 2021 Texas Teacher of the Year in a virtual Zoom ceremony in September.

MenTeach E-News - October 2020

MenTeach E-News
October 2020


1) Men in Female-Dominated Professions Do More Housework
2) Justice For All: Lack of Black Male Educators in Florida Area Schools
3) Legislation Introduced Addressing Teacher Diversity in NJ Schools
4) Atlanta Man Becomes One of Georgia's First Black Male Teachers of the Year
5) Editorial: Getting back to the first grade
6) Male Teachers Weigh in on Teaching During Coronavirus Pandemic in California
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