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Why is there still such a lack of male teachers in the classroom?

Female teachers outnumber male teachers almost 3 to 1 in the Irish classroom. That’s according to figures obtained by Newstalk Breakfast from the Teaching Council of Ireland. Why is there still such a lack of male educators and how can we attract more...

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10.11 20 May 2022


Why is there still such a lack of male teachers in the classroom?


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10.11 20 May 2022


Female teachers outnumber male teachers almost 3 to 1 in the Irish classroom. That’s according to figures obtained by Newstalk Breakfast from the Teaching Council of Ireland. 

Why is there still such a lack of male educators and how can we attract more men into the profession?  Ray Silke Former Galway Footballer and Secondary school teacher at Coláiste Iognáid spoke to Newstalk Breakfast.

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