Does gender make a difference when teaching young children?

…the attachment theoretical assumption, that women interact in a more empathic attachment-oriented way, and men interact rather in a challenging exploration-oriented way, related to the ECE workers in our sample, cannot be confirmed. With this finding one could conclude that, with regard to central professional standards in dealing with children, male and female professionals do not differ.

“Does Gender Make a Difference? First results from the German ‘tandem study’ of female and male ECE workers”, Bryan G. Nelson (MenTeach)

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