Cruickshank, V, Primary schools are losing more and more male teachers, so how can we retain them?, The Conversation, Melbourne, Australia (2017) [Magazine Article]
Official URL: http://theconversation.com/primary-schools-are-los...
The percentage of male primary school teachers in Australia has decreased in recent decades, from 30.24% in 1983 to 18.26% in 2016. Education authorities have responded to this with recruitment-focused initiatives, such as scholarships and quota systems.
But the continuing decline suggests more attention needs to be given to retaining those already in the profession.
|Item Type:||Magazine Article|
|Keywords:||male primary teachers, challenges, strategies|
|Research Group:||Specialist studies in education|
|Research Field:||Gender, sexuality and education|
|Objective Division:||Education and Training|
|Objective Group:||Schools and learning environments|
|Objective Field:||Gender aspects in education|
|UTAS Author:||Cruickshank, V (Dr Vaughan Cruickshank)|
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