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MenTeach E-News - July 2021

MenTeach E-News
July 2021

1) California Legislative effort to hire more men of color as teachers
2) Male Teachers Share Advice for Getting More Men Into the Profession
3) A Black male preschool teacher is rare. He wishes it wasn't
4) Breaking the gender barrier in childcare in New Zealand
5) Male teachers needed at Chinese kindergartens
6) For first time, more women teachers in schools than men in India
7) Sorority Makes $6,000 Donation to University of Virgin Islands With Aim of Attracting More Male Educators to Classrooms

Promising Practices: How a network of male teachers of color expanded leadership opportunities

by Kara Arundel - K-12 Deep Dive
The Compton Male Teachers of Color Network is helping its district strengthen professional problem-solving skills and empower educators.

Tips for recruiting men into early years workforce: 'childcare is not just a woman's job'

By Janet King, Early Years in United Kingdom
Recruitment remains one of the biggest challenges for the sector to solve, and a pressing issue is balancing the gender of the early years workforce, of which just four per cent are men.

‘Have I chosen the right career?’ New teachers reflect on their first year

by Liz Lightfoot - The Guardian - United Kingdom
From group bubbles to virtual classrooms, it was a strange year to be starting out in school. How did they cope?

It is nearly a year since the Guardian met three newly qualified teachers entering the classroom for their first full-time jobs. Excited, nervous, idealistic, all three saw teaching as a vocation, helping to support the next generation.