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Correa Gorospe, José Miguel; Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción; Fernández-Olaskoaga, Lorea – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
Social, political and economic conditions shape a context of permanent flux where early childhood education teachers have to join the labour market and build their professional identity while facing numerous challenges. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects that a changing world and precarious job conditions can have on newly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Woods, Amelia Mays – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: This study sought to develop a quantitative understanding of factors that reduce perceived isolation and marginalization among physical educators. A conceptual model for the relationships among study variables was developed. Method: Data were collected through an online survey completed by 419 inservice physical educators (210 females,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Statistical Analysis, Socialization, Professional Isolation
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Kapa, Ryan; Gimbert, Belinda – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
Job satisfaction is an essential component of teacher motivation, performance, and retention. Teacher job satisfaction is primarily affected by workplace conditions. This paper analyzes data from over 37,000 public school teachers from the 2011--2012 Schools and Staffing Survey. Hierarchical ordinal logistic regression was utilized to analyze…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, School Policy, Victims, Student Behavior
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Bozgeyikli, Hasan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this research is to determine whether psychological needs that the special education teachers have, significantly predict the professional quality of life. Descriptive survey design was used in the research. The data of the research were obtained from 238 special education teachers (45% males and 55.5% females) who were working as a…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Special Education Teachers, Quality of Life, Teaching Conditions
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Larkin, Ingle M.; Lokey-Vega, Anissa; Brantley-Dias, Laurie – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to measure and explore factors influencing K-12 online teachers' turnover intentions, with job satisfaction and organizational commitment serving as moderating variables. Using Fishbein and Ajzen's Theory of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior (1975), this study was conducted in public, private, charter, for-profit,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Online Courses, Teacher Persistence
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Çimen, Ismail; Özgan, Habib – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
Over the last two decades, psychological capital has gained prominence in the literature on positive organisational behaviour. However, further investigation is still needed in relation to this issue, particularly in the context of educational organisations. Accordingly, this study aimed to examine the contributing and damaging factors relating to…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Teachers
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Bakley, Amanda L.; Brodersen, Lyn A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of adjunct faculty who aspire to full-time positions at multi-campus community colleges. A paucity of research on this topic revealed the need to examine the experiences of adjunct faculty working at multi-campus community colleges (Wolfe & Strange, 2003). The notion that adjunct…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Part Time Faculty
Benson, Jeffrey – Educational Leadership, 2018
Teachers who work with students who have mental illnesses face day-to-day challenges and high burnout rates. In this article, Jeffrey Benson argues that messages about teacher self-care and resiliency are not enough. Instead, the structures must change--by way of clinical consultations, mentorships, and in-school support systems--to best serve…
Descriptors: Teaching Conditions, Self Management, Teacher Burnout, Mental Disorders
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Newton, Xiaoxia A.; Rivero, Rosario; Fuller, Bruce; Dauter, Luke – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Studies that compare the achievement benefits of charter public schools versus traditional public schools (TPSs) yield quite uneven results. The quality and long-term commitment of teachers represent related mediators that may help to explain effective and ineffective charter schools. Early findings on the comparative rates of…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Labor Turnover, Charter Schools, Magnet Schools
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Angervall, Petra – Gender and Education, 2018
Changes in the higher education system have resulted in increased demands on effectiveness and marketisation. These demands have changed what it means to do academic work. In this study, 19 female academic lecturers have been interviewed in order to get them to reflect upon their opportunities and conditions in career. The aim is to analyse how…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Careers, Gender Differences
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Farinde-Wu, Abiola; Fitchett, Paul G. – Urban Education, 2018
Job satisfaction may decrease teacher attrition. Furthermore, job satisfaction correlates with teacher retention, which may influence school building climate and student achievement. Potentially affecting students' progress and seeking to reduce attrition rates among Black teachers, this quantitative study uses data from the 2007-2008 Schools and…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Teaching Conditions, Job Satisfaction
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Hanson, Havala; Yoon, Sun Young – Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest, 2018
Many school districts in the United States are facing severe teacher shortages (Bordonaro, 2017; Palmer, 2017; Seattle Pacific University, 2017; Whaley, 2017). In several states--including Idaho--the difficulty of hiring qualified candidates has expanded beyond historical high-need content areas such as special education and mathematics to include…
Descriptors: School Districts, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Persistence
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Vecchiotti, Sara – State Education Standard, 2018
There is ample opportunity for state boards to improve outcomes for children by strengthening the early care and education workforce and thereby improving the quality of early care and education. Ensuring that ECE professionals have the knowledge, supports, and resources they need to support children's learning is one avenue to improving the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Labor Force, State Boards of Education
Mostafa, Tarek; Pál, Judit – OECD Publishing, 2018
In 2015, for the first time in its history, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked teachers to describe the various aspects of their working environment and teaching practices. This paper examines how teacher, student, and school characteristics are related to science teachers' satisfaction in 19 PISA-participating…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Evidence, Teacher Surveys
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Kapa, Ryan R.; Luke, Jeremy; Moulthrop, Dorothy; Gimbert, Belinda – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Victimization in schools is not limited to students. Teachers increasingly face threats and attacks from their students. An authoritative school environment, characterized by high structure and support, has been associated with lower rates of victimization. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between authoritative…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Teaching Conditions, Victims
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