Men avoid teaching because it is undervalued and seen as ‘feminine’

“Following World Teachers Day, the educational charity Teach First is pushing for more men to consider a career in teaching. Teaching is currently a predominantly female area with only 26% of primary and secondary teachers being male in England. This figure is only 15% when looking at primary education alone. In fact, one in four primary schools in England have no male registered teachers.”

An article exploring why such a low percentage of British teachers are male – whole article posted on The Student:

Men avoid teaching because it is undervalued and seen as ‘feminine’

 

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