Return of the men to Swedish primary school classrooms
Thursday, 25 July 2013
The tide seems to be changing in the Swedish educational environment as men start coming back to the primary school classrooms.
This is because a record number of men have applied to the Malmö
University's preschool education program, an educational sector that
has for many years normally dominated by women. For the fall admission
191 men of the 1640 men who applied, have bee admitted making it
twice as many as usual.
It is an open secret that the educational sectors of the primary
teaching is being dominated by women. In Sweden in the years, it has
been argued that as more women started getting into the profession, men
gradually migrated to the upper sectors of the academic ladder or into
the secondary and higher school sectors.
No specific reason has been attributed to this gradual change in the
men's interest into the primary school teaching. Hoever,
observers believe that it could be because the sectors has been crying
out for male teachers for a while now or, that due to increased
unemployment men have decided to throw away their stigma aside and to
venture into what has been seen in many years as a female dominated
by Scancomark.com Team