BIG ISSUE: MEN IN CHILDCARE
All the latest news and views on moves to attract more men to working with young children. Will fresh initiatives to increase the proportion of males in childcare have a significant effect?
The Department for Education has launched a new drive to recruit more men into childcare as a career.
Nurseries, schools and colleges will be able to gain a new award designed to tackle gender stereotypes.
The Scottish Government has launched a new fund to encourage more men to enrol on childcare courses.
School leaders are to show their support for getting more men into early years.
The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) has launched a four-point plan to encourage more men to work as nursery teachers and assistants.
A new workspace crèche collaboration is hoping to tackle gender inequality for working parents in London.
The early years sector has been outraged by comments made by Andrea Leadsom, the new environment and rural affairs secretary, who claimed that men who worked in...
Bursaries are now available for men who want to train at Montessori Centre International (MCI).
The Fatherhood Institute has launched a recruitment drive to get more men into childcare.
The Co-operative Childcare is launching a campaign to increase the number of men that work in its nurseries.
Around 5 per cent of men now work in early years, but as June O'Sullivan explains, we need thoughtful debate on men in childcare now more than ever