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Lessons from Sweden: Male teachers in the primary school

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Penni Cushman

Sweden has a strong culture of gender equity and challenging gender stereotypes. The Swedish male teachers interviewed for this study were hard pushed to see gender differences in learning or teaching styles. Instead, they saw individuals as being different. They also had no concerns about physical contact—it’s normal there for both male and female teachers to hug their students.

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Penni Cushman

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