Meeting and dinner in Dallas for men and women in education

Men, and women who support men in education, I admire your work in the lives of young children. I depend on help from the likes of Bryan Nelson, Rodney West, and Jeff Robbins to help me balance my life as a man in the lives and classrooms of young children. Can you join us, next Friday, […]

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MenTeach E-News – November 2014

MenTeach E-News November 2014 1) Kindergarten teacher part of a rare breed 2) MenTeach at the National Conference in Dallas, TX 3) Jerry Parr and Jason Williams National Award Winners 4) India: Male teachers in city schools feel stigmatised 5) Scholarship designed for African-American men in Florida 6) Queensland (Australia) College of Teachers propose investigation […]

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M.E.N. Organization meeting last night was a success in Wisconsin

  [MenTeach: You can read about this group from a previous post] I just wanted to follow up with this good news about our M.E.N. Organization on campus.  Read the email below…I sent this to our teaching partners in the field this morning. I am SOOOOO excited. Hope you are doing well and life is good […]

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How the recession moved us closer to gender balance

History was made this week, as Noirin O’Sullivan became the first woman ever appointed Garda Commissioner. This means the country’s top two justice jobs are now occupied by women. Is the move towards gender balance in the workplace finally getting under way? According to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald, much work still needs to be […]

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Queensland (Australia) College of Teachers propose investigation into decline in number of males choosing teaching

The number of male teachers in Queensland schools has fallen to “alarming” levels, sparking a probe into the decline. Poor pay rates and perception of teaching careers has been blamed for the slide, with registered male teachers making up barely 16 per cent of educators in state primary school this year. The Queensland College of […]

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Letter: From engineering to early education

I’m applying for teacher assistant positions in Albany, NY. I’m an engineering major. I love technology. I started a summer job in 2006 after graduation to save some cash for my expensive engineering major. That job changed everything. It was a last minute placement as my first job placement suddenly was not available. Two weeks […]

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