We’ve come to the end of our GenderEYE study

What did we learn? Over the last two years the GenderEYE team at Lancaster University and the Fatherhood Institute have travelled far and wide (both in person and virtually) to conduct research with mixed gender early years workforces,… Read More

Who cares in a crisis? Emotional labour during the Covid-19 lockdown

By Jo Warin On Thursday evening I am on my front doorstep putting my heart and soul into clapping for our health and social care workers.  As I stand there and clap, my sympathies are also with another… Read More

What can the UK’s male ‘nursery manager of the year’ teach us about recruiting men?

If you were looking for a ‘poster boy’ for men working in early years education, Tobie Keel might just fit the bill. A modest, softly-spoken young man, Tobie left school at 14 with no qualifications. Now he is… Read More