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Militant tenderness: how teachers are rooting out sexism in school | The Guardian

Skinhead English teacher ‘Mr Pink’ is one of many finding ways to stop stereotypes sticking, even among the smallest children.

Often it’s about as little as being relentlessly polite – saying please and thank you to his pupils – or expressing his emotions. “I’ll well up because a kid has written something beautiful or amazing,” he says. “Why would I hide that?”

Read the full article here: Militant tenderness: how teachers are rooting out sexism in school | Education | The Guardian

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