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?
Winner: London Network of Men in Childcare, London Early Years Foundation.
Employing three male practitioners, including two in senior positions, has had a positive impact on practice at Choochoos Day Nursery in Kent, according to owner...
A Scottish programme to recruit men into childcare has been successfully adopted south of the border, says Karen Faux.
Childcare professionals and settings are taking part first-hand in a county-wide campaign to recruit more men. Karen Faux reports.
Are attitudes really changing towards employing men in nurseries? Annette Rawstrone spoke with nursery owners.
Many mothers are keen to see more males working in early years settings. Mary Evans explains how Paint Pots is leading the way.
Some of the few men in childcare move up to management, others prefer just to be with the children - in any case, why are they so in demand? Nicole Weinstein hears...
'Berated, frozen out, colluded against...' why one male practitioner knows he is definitely not welcome
Let me introduce myself. I'm nasty and aggressive; a bit of an oddball, in fact. I'm cold, clinical, and uncommunicative.