Männliche Fachkräfte in Kindertagesstätten. Eine Studie zur Situation von Männern in Kindertagesstätten und in der Ausbildung zum Erzieher
Male employees in day-care centres. A study on the situation of men in day-care centres and in the vocational training of child-care workers
Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Aims and objectives
To generate knowledge on the situation of men working in and being trained for working in day-care centres
Results and impact
This report that is available on the website of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth provides a detailed analysis of the situation of men in day-care centres and related political considerations that may be useful for political measures aiming to increase the number of male day-care workers in Germany.
Catholic University for Applied Sciences, Berlin and Sinus Sociovision GmbH, Heidelberg/Berlin for the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
This report presents data on the underrepresentation of men as employees in day-care centres, analyses the situation of male in comparison to female day-care workers in daily rountines, and assesses reasons for the underrepresentation of men. Furthermore, it assesses the importance of male role models for the development of boys and girls.