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Conley, Mark W. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
The policy reforms over the past 15 years have placed all the responsibility for reading achievement on teachers, with little, if any, support. What many have achieved is declining achievement in comparison with other countries. Moreover, there are increasing teacher shortages, as promising individuals choose other careers and teachers leave the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Achievement Gap, Teacher Shortage, Literacy Education
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Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan – London Review of Education, 2018
Brain drain is a context-based issue and has direct impact on the quality of higher education for institutions where a significant number of instructors migrate to take up work in other countries. This is a critical problem in Yemen where higher teacher education programmes still lack teachers. Interpretive analysis of in-depth interviews with two…
Descriptors: Brain Drain, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Labor Turnover
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Sedivy-Benton, Amy L.; Boden-McGill, Carrie J. – Research in the Schools, 2012
Teacher turnover is costly in its financial implications and negative impact on student learning. Documented in many recent studies many teachers choose to transfer to a more preferable work setting or leave the field. For this study, the researchers conducted an analysis of the most recent School and Staffing Survey (SASS) data from the National…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Intention, Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Influence
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Bendermacher, G. W. G.; oude Egbrink, M. G. A.; Wolfhagen, H. A. P.; Leppink, J.; Dolmans, D. H. J. M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
To this date, research on the interplay between organisational structure/managerial and organisational value/psychological elements which impact on educational quality is scarce and fragmented. As a consequence of a lack of knowledge in this area, institutions often address these elements in isolation, moving past integral approaches, which…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Administrative Organization, Educational Quality, Path Analysis
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O'Sullivan, Mary – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Mary O'Sullivan writes that she spent part of her sabbatical leave interviewing teacher educators from nine countries across three continents exploring teacher education contexts both nationally and locally, and the nature of the 'teacher educators' work in these contexts. Three issues struck her: (1) The intensification of regulation and policy…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Praetorius, Anna-Katharina – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
Researchers from different fields have developed different observational instruments to capture instructional quality with a focus on generic versus content-specific dimensions or a combination of both. As this work is fast accumulating, the need to explore synergies and complementarities among existing work on instruction and its quality becomes…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness
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Jeon, Lieny; Buettner, Cynthia K.; Hur, Eunhye – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: This exploratory study identified preschool teacher quality profiles in early childhood education settings using 9 indicators across teachers' professional background, observed process quality, and job attitudes toward teaching (e.g., job-related stress, satisfaction, and intention to leave the job). The sample consisted of 96…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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Cuddapah, Jennifer L.; Beaty-O'Ferrall, Mary Ellen; Masci, Frank J.; Hetrick, Monica – New Educator, 2011
Survey data were used to explore the current teaching status and reasons for leaving or considering leaving teaching for 154 career changers who all graduated from a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program over a 9-year time period. Respondents provided information about reasons for leaving teaching, indicating personal/family, career, and school…
Descriptors: Career Change, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Morale, Teacher Persistence
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Nelms, Ben F. – English Education, 2004
In the state of Florida, several of the principles of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) have been enacted earlier than at the federal level. For example, the Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) is required for all students through grade 10 and must be passed for promotion to grade 3 and for high school graduation. Schools are graded A through…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, High Risk Students, Outreach Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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Hawley, Willis D. – Theory into Practice, 1990
Questions activities of the Holmes Group, noting that, if the activities do not result in the exemplification of excellence in teaching and teacher education, the group's claim to leadership is questionable. The criticism claims that the group discourages more fundamental and promising changes in teacher education than it advocates. (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Improvement