ABC Radio National: Why male role models matter for young men

ABC Radio National: Why male role models matter for young men

Whether it's a soccer coach, a guitar teacher or a hands-on father, male role models are important in the lives of men. But for blokes, it can be difficult. On average, fathers spend less time than mothers with children and students are also less likely to be educated by a man. Life Matters speaks to two exceptional young men about what male role models teach men and why they're important in the shifting landscape of manhood. Industrial Arts teacher and acting head of welfare for students at Greystanes High School, Adam Parnis believes male teachers are vital for boys. Registered provisional psychologist, youth worker and program coordinator at Top Blokes Foundation, Billel Rababbi shares his experiences working with young men. Click here to hear the interview