ERIC Number: ED351317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Supply and Demand for the Public Schools of Manitoba (1989-2000).
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
The mandate of the Manitoba Teacher Supply and Demand Task Force was to investigate the magnitude of a possible teacher shortage in the province, examine possible strategies to deal with it, and recommend an action plan. The final report of the task force is presented here. Following an executive summary, the report is organized into eight sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Literature Review; (3) Methodology; (4) The Education Environment in Manitoba (Demographic Trends); (5) Provincial Teacher Projections; (6) Regional Teacher Projections; (7) School Superintendents' Survey; and (8) Discussion, Conclusions and Recommendations. Thirteen appendices are included: (1) List of Canadian Teacher Supply and Demand Studies; (2) Teacher Supply and Demand Definitions; (3) Manitoba Regions-Maps of School Division Boundaries; (4) Enrollment Forecasting at Manitoba Education and Training; (5) Manitoba Public School Enrollments, Historical and Projected; (6) Projected Teacher Withdrawal by Analyzing Retirement Trends; (7) Public School Enrollment Projections by Region; (8) Projected Teacher Demand (FTE) by Region; (9) Projected Teacher Acquisitions (FTE) by Region; (10) Superintendents Introductory Letter; (11) Superintendents' Survey; (11) Superintendents' Survey Results; and (12) Superintendents' Comments. The investigation led committee members to conclude that there will be a strong demand for teachers in Manitoba during the 1990s. Eleven recommendations are listed. (LL)
Descriptors: Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Projections, Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Surveys, Teacher Distribution, Teacher Employment, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Retirement, Teacher Student Ratio, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching (Occupation)
Direction de la planification, de la recherche et de la coordination des politiques, 1200, avenue Portage, bureau 221, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G OT5, Canada (for French version).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Identifiers: Manitoba; Manitoba Department of Education; Task Force Approach
Note: Report prepared by the Manitoba Teacher Supply and Demand Task Force.