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Rood, Carrie E.; Ashby, Christine – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
This paper highlights one key finding from a larger study where researchers utilised in-depth phenomenological interviews to explore the experiences and perspectives of public school teachers who espouse a disability studies in education (DSE) and social justice teaching identity. It specifically describes the relationship found between a lack of…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover, Faculty Mobility, Social Justice
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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
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
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White, Kelley Mayer – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2016
For a majority of teachers, traditional professional development workshops lack relevancy and leave teachers on their own to implement what was learned. Workshops are frequently structured in ways in which teachers are seen simply as recipients of information handed down by trainers (a more passive role) versus those who reflect on and construct…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Books, Clubs, Teacher Student Relationship
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Yinon, Hayuta; Orland-Barak, Lily – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Many countries experience a high percentage of teachers who leave the profession before retirement. Most of the explanations, such as teacher burnout, adopt a pathogenic point of view which perceives attrition as a negative work outcome. In contrast, the qualitative project that this article is based on, which characterizes the career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Attrition (Research Studies)
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Wronowski, Meredith L.; Urick, Angela – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between teachers' perception of their work, their intent to leave their current position, and their realized turnover at the height of the federal accountability policy era in the United States. The study uses a framework of teacher de-professionalization and demoralization operationalized…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Park, Kathleen A.; Johnson, Karen R. – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Context: The healthcare profession is one of the largest growing occupations in the United States (US). Yet, there is a shortage of healthcare professionals and the situation is further compounded by insufficient instructors to prepare individuals to provide safe and quality care. A number of teachers leave the profession within 3 years of work in…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Intention, Faculty Mobility, Health Sciences
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Bossle, Fabiano; Molina Neto, Vicente; Molina, Rosane Kreusburg – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2014
The article systematizes the results of an autoethnography that aimed at understanding the difficulties of the collective work of teachers, their culture and their experience in the context of a municipal public school in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The autoreflexive exercise showed that urban violence leaves profound marks on the culture of the local…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Violence, Urban Areas
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Vázquez, Víctor Pavón; Lancaster, Nina; Callejas, Carmen Bretones – Language Learning Journal, 2020
This paper presents the outcomes of a Spanish study on aspects of the background, skills and perceptions of three groups of teachers -- content teachers, language teachers and language assistants -- working to implement CLIL in the monolingual area of Andalusia, Spain. The research was based on a questionnaire completed by 130 informants and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Newberry, Melissa; Allsop, Yvonne – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Previous work on teacher attrition in the US has indicated that those who stay in the profession and those who leave are not separate homogenous groups. In this study, the lived experience of former teachers is examined to determine the issues that distinguish leavers from stayers. The sample is from the state of Utah, a state with one of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Collegiality
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Dunn, Alyssa Hadley; Downey, C. Aiden – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This study explores the impetus for and impact of four urban teachers' extracurricular investments. Framing teacher investment as work voluntarily undertaken with an eye toward bringing about a highly desired, yet highly uncertain, end, we argue that the outcome of these often-hidden investments have identity and career implications for teachers.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Education
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Ahmad, Saima; Fazal-E-Hasan, Syed Muhammad; Kaleem, Ahmad – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between ethical leadership and academics' retention in universities. It draws on the conservation of resources theory to deepen the understanding of a process underlying this relationship whereby academics are more likely to stay in universities through the practice of ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, College Faculty, Instructional Leadership, Correlation
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Zerquera, Desiree D.; Ziskin, Mary; Torres, Vasti – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2018
Faculty serve as a primary point of contact for students in college, playing vital roles in students' retention and attainment. The perceptions and beliefs held by these institutional actors are important for understanding the context that shapes students' experiences while they are in college and potentially, long after they leave. The purpose of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students
McCarthy, Christopher Jay – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Teacher stress takes a measurable toll on the teaching workforce, as many teachers become burned out and decide to leave the profession. Christopher McCarthy explains that stress is a psychological process that results from how teachers appraise the balance between the demands in their classrooms and the resources they have to meet those demands.…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Teacher Burnout, Intervention, At Risk Persons
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Whipp, Peter R.; Salin, Kasper – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
Studies related to reasons why teachers stay are far less frequent than those reporting reasons to leave. This study assessed the factors that satisfied PE teachers and the motivators to stay in PE teaching. Physical educator "stayers" (N = 139) responded to a 'PE Teachers' Career Intentions Questionnaire', 'Basic Satisfaction Needs at…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Persistence
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