The number of men in early years has hovered around the 2 per cent mark for decades. ‘It really matters that nurturing, fun, wild, calm, eccentric, cerebral, artistic, or empathetic men are not involved in children’s early years care and education,’ argue the authors. The reasons are explored in detail in this definitive guide to addressing the idea of a mixed-gender culture. It features original research with male early years practitioners and the wider sector to provoke thinking on the issue.
Men in Early Years Settings: Building a mixed gender workforce
Monday, January 7, 2019
By David Wright and Simon Brownhill (Jessica Kingsley, £18.99)