Should There be More Male Primary Teachers?


Yesterday I tweeted this link from @schoolsimprovent. The post was from a female primary head teacher calling for more men to go in to primary school teaching. ‘I don’t think teaching should be a female preserve’ said the author. The latest figures show that there are 3,680 primary schools without any male teachers which leaves many children without professional role models who are men. 

I thought this to be a reasonable thing to say and it was well received on twitter. One tweeter @isright disagreed with me and gave me cause to reflect. This is a good thing as we should all consider our opinions from time to time. He was very polite and said that what primary schools need is good teachers being left to do their jobs. This is of course true but is not what I said. He then went on to clarify and said that male…

View original post 828 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s