By Sarah Farquhar
This article presents a case for why childcare and teaching should be inclusive of men and women. Drawing on research, knowledge of best practices, and ethical values a list of key reasons for opening up childcare teaching to men are given.
In the 21st Century it is highly unusual to see a profession still as biased against one gender as early childhood teaching and care work is. Strange as it may seem the proportion of men to women employed in early chilhdood services is now lower than it was back in the 1980s and early 1990s.
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