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Meriläinen, Matti; Nissinen, Pirkko; Kõiv, Kristi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to reveal the degree of intention to leave and the relation between bullying and intention to leave, as well as the relation between features of the working environment and intention to leave among Estonian university personnel. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 864 faculty members from nine Estonian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Bullying, Teacher Persistence
Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2016
Compassionate care leave and benefits were introduced in 2003/04 to help employees cope with this difficult work-life balance challenge. Employment Standards legislation and the Employment Insurance program (EI) were amended to provide leave without pay, with payment of EI benefits for compassionate care leave. Collective agreements have been…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Fringe Benefits, Employee Assistance Programs, Quality of Working Life
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Grant, Ashley A.; Jeon, Lieny; Buettner, Cynthia K. – Educational Psychology, 2019
High turnover rates of early care and education teachers reduce the quality of education; unsatisfied teachers, suffering from stress or emotional exhaustion, are less equipped to promote children's development and more likely to leave the classroom. We used data from a national survey of US early childhood educators (n = 1129) to examine…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Work Environment, Well Being
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Janik, M.; Rothmann, S. – South African Journal of Education, 2015
The study investigates the relations between secondary school teachers' work-role fit, job enrichment, supervisor relationships, co-worker relationships, psychological meaningfulness of work and intention to leave. A cross-sectional survey was used. The participants were 502 secondary school teachers in Namibia. The following measuring instruments…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Job Enrichment, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
James, Eric Weston – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative causal-comparative study was to examine to what extent the type of leave policy (restrictive vs. lenient vs. very lenient) in three New Mexico school districts affected teachers' number of unused paid leave days and to what extent the change in teacher attendance policy (from not including teacher absenteeism in…
Descriptors: Teacher Attendance, Board of Education Policy, Statistical Analysis, Teacher Evaluation
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You, Sukkyung; Conley, Sharon – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
The subject of teachers' intentions to leave has recently captured the attention of researchers and practitioners. This paper reports on a study that examined the workplace predictors of teachers' intentions to leave for teachers in different career stages. Structural equation modeling was used to assess the plausibility of a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Models, Structural Equation Models, Predictor Variables
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Conley, Sharon; You, Sukkyung – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2017
The subject of special education teachers' intentions to leave has been a longstanding concern of researchers and practitioners. This paper reports on a study that examined the workplace predictors of teachers' intentions to leave for a nationally representative USA sample of 2,060 secondary school special education teachers (with students aged…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Intention, Teacher Persistence, Predictor Variables
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Lewis, Stephen – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2018
Educational leadership is facing a need for change; this change requires innovative approaches such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to transform teacher practice. Principled modelling by these leaders is integral to sustained change. In addition, to initiate this change, traditional practices such as group work can be used with a UDL focus…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Leadership, Administrators
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Casey, Stephanie; Lesseig, Kristin; Monson, Debra; Krupa, Erin E. – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2018
This study examined proposed teacher responses to students' work to investigate how they respond, what characteristics of a good response are more difficult than others to achieve, and whether particular student error types are more difficult to respond to appropriately. Sixteen preservice secondary mathematics teachers' proposed responses to five…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Equations (Mathematics)
Santoro, Doris A. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
When teachers talk about leaving the profession, they are commonly described as "burnt out." But for many, argues Doris Santoro, that's not the real story. In truth, most teachers enter teaching because they want to pursue moral commitments to the well-being of their students, colleagues, and communities. In-depth interviews with…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Teaching Conditions, Teacher Attitudes, Moral Values
Whitaker, Todd; Good, Madeline Whitaker; Whitaker, Katherine – Educational Leadership, 2019
Being a new teacher is especially stressful and overwhelming: classroom management challenges, lack of administrator support, work-related stress, and feelings of isolation are pushing some to leave the profession all too soon. There are five actions, however, that principals can take to make new teachers a priority now, explain the authors of…
Descriptors: Principals, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Observation
Seton, Henry – Educational Leadership, 2019
Teachers are attuned to the social-emotional well-being of our students and trained to monitor for signs such as trauma, anxiety, bullying, or micro-aggressions. Yet we are still just learning how to discuss a huge, lurking threat to our work: our own mental health. In urban settings like mine, many schools churn through a quarter or more of their…
Descriptors: Trauma, Bullying, Anxiety, Aggression
Fuller, Edward J.; Pendola, Andrew; Young, Michelle D. – Online Submission, 2018
New research has identified teacher working conditions as having a greater effect on teacher turnover than most other factors, including student achievement and student characteristics. Importantly, research has debunked the conventional wisdom that teachers often leave schools because of student characteristics. This brief discusses how teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
Mostafa, Tarek – OECD Publishing, 2018
Teachers play a vital role in the lives of their students. They impart knowledge, provide pastoral care, act as role models and, above all, create an environment that is conducive to learning. But teaching is fraught with numerous challenges that could lead to dissatisfaction; some teachers might decide to leave the profession entirely. In fact,…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions
Sorensen, Tyson J.; McKim, Aaron J.; Velez, Jonathan J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
Using data from a random sample of secondary school agriculture teachers in the United States, this study explored the work-family conflict and turnover intentions of agriculture teachers. Additionally, this study sought to determine the relationship between work-family conflict and turnover intentions among agriculture teachers. Work-family…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Secondary School Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Intention
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