Despite the need for both male and female teachers, male primary school teachers could be extinct by 2067.
The continuing decline in the numbers of male primary school teachers suggests more attention needs to be placed on retaining those already in the profession.
Like so many other countries, the UK is experiencing a shortage of primary school teachers - especially one's of the male variety.
We have scholarships specifically targeted at women to redress the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. So why can't we do the same for men in primary education?