‘More men needed’ for Island’s childcare sector

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 6:41am

UCM tutor says majority of childcare and education students are female

There’s still a lack of men in childcare, according to a tutor at University College Isle of Man.

Janet Corrin, a long-standing tutor of the diploma on childcare and education, was speaking as the new academic year begins.

Around 70% of those studying the course continue their careers on the Isle of Man.

However, Ms Corrin is keen to see more gender balance: