ERIC Number: ED126606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
A Study--Isolation Bonuses and Teacher Housing. Project North Findings and Recommendations.
Wahlstrom, E. G. (Gunnar)
This study and its recommendations focus on isolation allowances and teacher housing in northern Alberta. The research on isolation allowances addresses the need (1) to develop an equitable isolation allowance plan, or some alternate plan, for providing financial aid to teachers or to Alberta North school systems or both to facilitate recruitment and retention of teachers for rural communities, (2) to establish criteria that can be readily identified and applied to each community or segment thereof so as to distinguish the features that cause them to be isolated, and (3) to provide a plan of compensation, if need is established, that recognizes in dollars the degrees of variance in isolation. Research was also directed to developing sets of criteria that might serve as bases for financial assistance to Alberta North systems to provide employee housing of acceptable standards. Appendices provide background information on geographical regions, isolation bonus score sheets, and factors related to the determination of isolation pay in Alberta and other provinces. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada