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?

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Nursery World Awards 2013: Initiatives - Inclusive Practice

Winner: London Network of Men in Childcare, London Early Years Foundation.

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Male practitioners make their mark

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...

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Work Matters: Management Focus - Motivating men to work in early years

A Scottish programme to recruit men into childcare has been successfully adopted south of the border, says Karen Faux.

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Work Matters: Management Focus - Men in childcare - Spreading the word

Childcare professionals and settings are taking part first-hand in a county-wide campaign to recruit more men. Karen Faux reports.

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Positive relationships: Let's talk about ... men in childcare

Are attitudes really changing towards employing men in nurseries? Annette Rawstrone spoke with nursery owners.

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Nursery Management: Male staff - It's men's work

Many mothers are keen to see more males working in early years settings. Mary Evans explains how Paint Pots is leading the way.

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Nursery Management: Staff: - Man at the top

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...

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