Kennesaw State in Georgia summer program aimed at increasing minority educators

Building on the success of an initiative to increase the number of Black male teachers, Kennesaw State University is giving younger local students of color a chance to explore life as education majors and teachers. The Future MISTERs Academy, a three-day summer camp hosted at KSU, invites middle and high school students from metro Atlanta […]

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Postcast: Why are we losing so many male primary school teachers in Australia?

The most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals that the male primary school teacher rate has now fallen below 18% for the first time in our nation’s history. Former teacher and now CEO of Real School Adam Voigt reveals the real fears male teachers now have when teaching young female students and how many […]

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“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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