Male teachers more likely to advance to lead roles


The marked gender gap in the teaching profession is much less evident at the school leadership level, according to the figures.

After revelations that less than a quarter of teachers in Northern Ireland are men, other figures from the Department of Education show that the balance is much more in favor of men when it comes to employment. the most senior positions in schools.

In primary and preparatory schools, 60% of principals are women despite 84.5% of the teaching population being women.


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