ERIC Number: ED450072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Supply and Demand to 2005: Projections and Context.
This report presents projections on teacher supply and demand in Australia. Section 1 introduces the report. Section 2 examines the nature and scope of the projections. Section 3 discusses uses and interpretations of such projections and their findings, offering constructive responses. Section 4 outlines the historical context of school enrollments, teacher numbers, and teacher education in Australia. Section 5 presents a national overview of the situation through the 1990s and offers findings of the projections in this report and a state-by-state summary. Tables and figures provide data on such areas as: school students, 1905-2005; teachers, all people with teaching qualifications, and all people in Australia 1996, age 25-64 years; students and teachers in Australian schools, 1955-2005; initial teacher education commencements, 1970-2000; projected surplus/shortage as a percentage of total primary and secondary teachers; projected primary and secondary supply as a percentage of projected demand; student-teacher ratios, 1990, 1995, and 1999; commencing education students, 1991 and 1998; and proportion of those with primary and secondary teaching qualifications who are teaching, 1996. (Contains 20 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Tables (Data), Teacher Certification, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Student Ratio, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teachers, Teaching (Occupation)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Council of Deans of Education, Canberra.
Identifiers - Location: Australia