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

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