“He Deserves It”: Cheers as Dedicated Nigerian Teacher Wins Cambridge Award

A Nigerian teacher, Akeem Badru, has been announced as the regional winner for central and southern Africa, of the Cambridge Dedicated Teachers Award. Correspondingly, Badru is in line for the overall winner honour of the 2023 Cambridge Dedicated Teachers Award, alongside 5 other regional winners, The Punch reported. Badru is a teacher in Ogun state, […]

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In Ireland teaching needs to be more ‘attractive’ profession for men

Department of Education Statistics have revealed that men make up only 20% of primary-level teachers in Ireland and Mary Immaculate College has launched a campaign to encourage more to enter the profession. Speaking to Newstalk Breakfast, the Education and Training Boards of Ireland General Secretary, Paddy Lavelle said: “The first challenge is to make it […]

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Do Britain’s schools need more male teachers?

There are calls for more men to get into teaching, as research shows around a quarter of state-funded schools in England don’t have a male classroom teacher. Some experts argue that it means young people could miss out on having male role models, but others say it’s the quality of the teacher that is important […]

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Editorial: Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Hiring a Male Babysitter

If you haven’t yet tried a “mitter,” a.k.a. a male babysitter, you might be missing out on valuable childcare and a refreshing change of pace for your kids. Although babysitting has come to be viewed as a female-dominated domain, there’s no reason to think that women will take better care of your kids than men. […]

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(Re)grounding in the mission to retain male educators of color

Profound Gentlemen (PG) gathered over 120 male educators of color and community members for their eighth annual Community Impact Assembly (CIA). Hosted in Charlotte, the convening provided an opportunity for the educators, affectionately known as gentlemen, to be immersed in a space of vulnerability, learning, and relationship building.   History of Profound Gentlemen What started […]

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Ohio college fund to help Black educators

Clark State College has established a fund to help support diverse educators. The Black Educators Support Fund is through the Clark State Foundation and created by an anonymous donor. It’s to help support the recruitment, retention and development of Black educators as well as raise awareness for the need of those professionals across all age […]

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