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More diversity called for in New Zealand's classrooms - but it's not everything

by Christina Persico - NZ Stuff
Sean Dillon is a Pākeha male - but he's in the minority.

He is a school teacher - a field where three-quarters of the population are female.

New Zealand has 55,020 registered teachers, as at April 2017 - 40,819 of these are women. That is almost three times the 14,201 male teachers educating our children.

Study reports how race matters in the classroom

by Ty Tagami - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Race matters in the classroom, with black students who are exposed to a black teacher doing better in school, a new research report says.

Study: Male Teachers Are More Likely to Leave a School With a Female Principal

By Sarah Schwartz - Education Week - Teacher
Researchers at the University of Virginia and Northwestern University have found another wrinkle to add to the problem of teacher retention: Male teachers are leaving schools with female principals.

The researchers analyzed New York state teacher retention data over a 40-year period, from the 1969-79 school year through 2009-10. In total, the data set included about 650,000 teachers and about 6,400 schools.

MenTeach E-News - November 2018

MenTeach E-News
November 2018

1) Scholarships for Minority Males in California
2) Male Teachers: How to Teach Boys to Be Better Men
3) In China: Must Your Teacher Be Like You?
4) British College celebrates first male graduates in 126-year history
5) MenTeach - New England Meeting
6) £50,000 fund has been announced to help boost the number of men working in Scotland childcare
7) Men who care: attracting men into the caring professions
8) Bemidji Area Schools might 'grow' its own teachers