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Men in ECE - Policies and Research Papers

Men who Teach Young Children: A Policy and Research Symposium
German Research and Papers on Men in Early Childhood Education and Care (English translation)
Statistics on Men in NZ Early Childhood Education
How to Achieve 8% Male Teachers in Early Childhood Teaching - The example of Norway
An internationally large research study, interviewing men in in early childcare and its findings
Teachers' Gender and their Interactions and Behaviours with Children
National Survey Results Report on the Issue of Men (Not) Being Involved in Early Childhood Teaching
Spotlight on Male Teachers - A Short History of Men's Involvement and the Characteristics of Men Who Enter Early Childcare and Teaching Work
Accentuating the Otherness of Men in Early Childhood Education - An Analysis of Men's Stories Posted on the TeachNZ Website. An NZRECE journal article by Alex M Williams
Proceedings of the very First Summit on Men in Early Childhood Teaching & Care in NZ in 2007
Including Men in Early Childhood Education: Insights from the European Experience
Men at Work: Sexism in Early Childhood Education. A report
SET Early Childhood Research Folio Paper
Literature Review on Men in ECE by Julia Button
"A Few Good Men or a Few Too Many?" The Original Massey University Research Study on Male ECE Teachers (1997)
'Of Puppy Dog Tails, Sugar and Spice': Gender Inequality and Discrimination in ECE. A Delta journal article
Teaching: A Women-Only Profession? A 1997 NZ Annual Review of Education journal article

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