Woman's world

17th March 2000 at 00:00
MOST fathers would not seek help from a family centre as they feel ostracised by the all-female environment, a study has found.

Dr Deborah Ghate studied 13 centres, which run toddler groups and parenting classes, for he Joseph Rowntree Foundation. She found that more than half did not employ any male staff and those who did had only one.

Reports compiled by Diane Spencer with the help of the National Child-ren's Bureau

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now