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Recruitment and retention of the male pre service primary teacher

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Cruickshank, VJ, Recruitment and retention of the male pre service primary teacher, Proceedings of the 2011 AARE International Research in Education Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2011, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1-2. ISSN 1324-9320 (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Abstract

This presentation investigates male pre service primary school teacher recruitment and retention. While there is no shortage of men in secondary schools and leadership positions; the same cannot be said for the primary classroom (Patrick, 2009). According to Livingstone (2003), the small number of male teachers in primary schools has also been found to be declining. Therefore it is essential to tackle this issue in order to reverse the current trend.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:male primary teachers, retention
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist Studies in Education
Research Field:Gender, Sexuality and Education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other Education and Training
Objective Field:Gender Aspects of Education
Author:Cruickshank, VJ (Dr Vaughan Cruickshank)
ID Code:118277
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-07-09
Last Modified:2017-08-18
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