On the issue of teacher gender, our position is that men must be recruited into early childhood teaching as well as women. Policy strategies to increase men's participation in early childhood teaching are needed. We believe that the current gender imbalance in staffing in early childhood services hampers efforts to achieve high quality learning and care for children.
We have been at the forefront of raising awareness of gender discrimination and developing arguments to bring more men into early childhood teaching.
We have taken action, including: