Our position is that men must be recruited into early childhood teaching as well as womenThe current gender imbalance in staffing in early childhood services hampers efforts to achieve high quality learning and care for children. Policy strategies to increase men's participation in ECE teaching are needed.

Title Created Date
Our Work and Our Position on Teacher Gender 10 June 2021
National Report: "Time for Men to Be Invited into Early Childhood Teaching" 07 September 2020
NZ Police Heads Towards Gender Balance while the Ministry of Education Is Unconcerned About Doing the Same for ECE 25 August 2016
Symposium - Dr Sarah Alexander speech 18 August 2016
Symposium - Dr David Brody speech 17 August 2016
Proceedings of the 8th National Summit on Men in Early Childhood Teaching and Care 14 March 2014
NZ Representation at International 'Men in Early Childhood Education and Care' Conference in Berlin 19 October 2014
How to Achieve 8% Male Teachers in Early Childhood Teaching 21 April 2013
Research: Interactions and Behaviours of Male and Female Teachers with Children 28 February 2013
A Successful Campaign to Get More Men into ECE 27 February 2013
Spotlight on the Recruitment and Employment of Men in ECE 19 July 2012
A Short History of Men's Involvement and the Characteristics of Men Who Enter Early Childcare and Teaching Work 19 July 2012
Men at Work: Sexism in Early Childhood Education. A report 18 September 2011
SET Early Childhood Research Folio Paper 02 July 2011
"A Few Good Men or a Few Too Many?" The Original Massey University Research Study on Male ECE Teachers (1997) 03 July 2010
'Of Puppy Dog Tails, Sugar and Spice': Gender Inequality and Discrimination in ECE. A Delta journal article 01 July 2010
Teaching: A Women-Only Profession? A 1997 NZ Annual Review of Education journal article 01 July 2010
Proceedings of the First Summit on Men in Early Childhood Teaching & Care in NZ in 2007 06 November 2007

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