Male primary school teachers are an endangered species, according to a researcher from the School of Education at the University of Tasmania. Vaughan Cruickshank attributes the decline in numbers to fear and uncertainty around physical contact and expectations to take on masculine or gendered roles.Read more
A new University of Queensland study into early learning shows that less than three per cent of all educators in the sector are male.Read more
The UK Men and Boys Coalition has developed an extensive online resource to help educators working with boys and young men, for academic, personal and emotional needs.Read more
The gender gap that boys experience in reading and writing is more than twice the size of the gap experienced by girls in mathematics, according to new research from Griffith University.
The findings suggest we need to improve the way schools educate boys and do more to encourage a love of reading, writing and verbal expression in boys, according to the lead researcher.Read more