Conference: A Man For All Reasons

On Monday, April 15, 2024, at 8:30 AM, we will kick off this empowering event in the vibrant city of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Men and women from all walks of life are invited to participate and share their experiences, stories, and perspectives on caregiving. Throughout the day, we will hold engaging discussions, interactive workshops, and […]

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Male Secondary Teachers and Child Care Workers are rising again!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021 to 2o22 the data about male caregivers is on the rise again. Secondary teachers went from 40.5% to 41.5% in all races, African American, Asian American and Latino. The Child Care Workers went from 5.3% to 5.7% beginning to pre-pandemic shutdown when levels reached above 6% for […]

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Less than 1% of preschool teachers in Singapore are men – this 24-year-old male teacher asks, ‘Why?’

Andre Joachim Fernandez is 24 years old. He loves drums, football and Spiderman. He is also a preschool teacher at Star Learners Child Care, taking care of more than 20 young children aged between five and six. Yes, he’s a guy’s guy in the traditionally female-dominated world, this one being early childhood education. In Singapore, […]

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England: Can we double the number of men in childcare?

Just 3 per cent of the Early Years workforce are men – but London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is bucking the trend with over 8 per cent of their workforce being male. LEYF actively recruits men and values the dynamic they bring to children’s experience during early childhood. The aim is to have at least […]

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I Was A Failed School Teacher

Chapter 1: A Search For Books In the summer before the school year was to begin, my elation at being offered a teaching job was tinged with pesky anxiety. For I’d become privy to stories describing the first year of teaching, as unbearable rookie years were supposed to be the norm. Of course, I wanted […]

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4 Ways to Make Your School Better for Black and Brown Teachers

We need Black teachers. We need brown teachers. We need Indigenous teachers. We need more teachers of color across the board. More than half of public school enrollees are students of color, but teachers of color comprise roughly 2 in 10 of our teaching force. Diversifying our teaching force to match the demographics of our […]

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