Being teacher Shane: One of the very few male early childhood educators here talks about his career choice

One of the very few male early childhood educators here talks about his career choice

At 1.78m tall, Mr Shane Lim stands out at his workplace - and it's not just because of his height. The early childhood educator at Little Mighty Me pre-school in Punggol is also the only male teacher among 16.

He is a rare breed, one of about 130 male early childhood educators in Singapore, who make up less than 1 per cent of all educators in the sector.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 08, 2018, with the headline 'Being teacher Shane'. Print Edition | Subscribe