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Martyn Mills-Bayne is a lecturer in early childhood at the School of Education, UniSA and a member of the de Lissa Early Childhood and Family Studies Research Group. Martyn is an early career researcher whose doctoral research explored the impact of dialogic pedagogies on young children’s empathic reasoning. In 2011 Martyn established the MENtor program for males in early childhood education to meet the needs of the small number (34% of student cohort) of men who choose to study in this area. Martyn’s work in this area has gained local and international recognition for its innovation and ongoing impact on student support. Martyn was recently awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Experience for his work in supporting male participation and achievement at UniSA.

It takes a village

If it takes an entire community taking an active role in contributing towards the raising of a child, then are we still not acknowledging the male elephant in the room? The advocacy of men in early childhood education (ECE) and the societal perception of male educators in general are troubling for the entire sector, and the […]

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