Why is the gender ratio of teachers imbalanced?
Women are strongly over-represented among primary and secondary teachers. This can
be explained at least partly by gender stereotypes, but also by the attractiveness
of the profession to working mothers and by differences in the relative wage levels
in teaching for men and women. Recognising teachers’ contribution to society could
help to attract the best qualified candidates to the teaching profession, irrespective
Published on March 25, 2022Also available in: French
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