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2017 NAEYC M.E.N. Interest National Awards

2017 NAEYC M.E.N. Interest Forum Champion for Men and Children Award

German elementary schools 'rent' male teachers

The Rent a Teacherman program aims to put more men in elementary schools. It's about time: In the state of Bremen, where the project is based, more than 20 percent of elementary schools don't have a single male teacher.

For many German children, seeing a male teacher during their first four years of schools is an extraordinary experience.

“KNIGHTS OF THE KIDS’ TABLE” Men in Early Childhood Education conference in Winnipeg, Canada

Adam Manicom & Ron Blatz - Men in Early Childhood Education (MECE)
Announcing the “KNIGHTS OF THE KIDS’ TABLE” Men in Early Childhood Education conference in Winnipeg, Canada.
 

Male teacher shortage leaving Australian boys without role models

by Hayley Sorensen - NT News
An exodus of male teachers from the profession is due in part to a fear of being wrongly painted as a sexual predator, an Estimates hearing has heard.

Education Minister Eva Lawler said the royal commission into child sex abuse had heightened those anxieties. Male teachers were sometimes wary of being alone in classrooms with children, she said.

Being a male teacher was my dream - until I was falsely accused

Anonymous - Stuff.co.nz
My day started like any other. I got up early and had breakfast. My girlfriend, who is now my wife, drove me to work.

It was a beautiful, sunny day at the daycare centre where I worked, and the children were running around outside burning off energy after weeks of terrible weather. Sunny days in winter are an early childhood educator's holy grail.
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