Men in United Kingdom ‘face prejudice when working in childcare’

A male childminder has opened up on the prejudices encountered by men in the childcare industry. Leigh Walker says that men who choose a career in childcare often face additional hurdles in comparison to their female colleagues due to the stigma of a man working with young children. He began working as a childminder nine […]

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Grambling State University, in Louisiana, hosted first ever Call Me Mister Conference to develop more black male educators

Grambling State University hosted their first ever called me a mister conference the university’s black male teacher initiative of partner with Clemson university’s program where was first created to help develop and recruit more African American males answer the teaching profession. The program strives to increase the pool of available male teachers from a more […]

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Just a quarter of a city teachers are men in United Kingdom

Figures from the Department of Education (DfE) have revealed that male teachers make up just a quarter of the Bury school workforce. They found that out of 1,725 in state-funded schools in Bury as of November 2021, just 418 of them were men. This means male teachers only make up 24.2 per cent of the […]

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New Jersey College Scholarship Aids Future Black Male School Teachers

“Across the country, about 20% of teachers are people of color, and Black men make up a mere 2% of all U.S. teachers,” said Sharon Harden, Pillar College Program Chair of Elementary Education. “In Newark, that percentage is slightly higher, around 8%”. That is still too low, and that is why Pillar College is on […]

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Strong influences help mold 2022 U.S. Teacher of the Year

It hardly seems a stretch to say Kurt Russell was born to be a history teacher. Raised on his mother’s stories about segregation and the civil rights movement in Alabama and influenced by teachers from his childhood, the 50-year-old Russell has spent the last 25 years teaching history and African American history at Oberlin High […]

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Normandale rebrands program to train Black male teachers

Normandale Community College is rebranding the program launched in Fall 2021 under the temporary name Black Men in Teaching to “Sirtify.” “Sirtify is a fun and memorable play on words evoking the program’s target audience and goal,” according to Program Coordinator Marvis Kilgore. “We wanted a name that would distinguish our program from the work […]

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