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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
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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
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
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
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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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Sribayak, Virasuda; Tangkiengsirisin, Supong; Hongboontri, Chantarath – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2018
This mixed-methods research study aims to investigate the factors influencing EFL teachers to leave or consider leaving their teaching profession. Forty-eight participants at the language institute of one public university in Thailand including 29 currently in-service Thai teachers, 13 currently in-service foreign teachers, 3 retired Thai…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Mobility, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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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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Garvey, Jason C.; Rankin, Susan – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Prior scholarship offers that queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum faculty often experience hostile and uninviting institutional climates (Bilimoria & Stewart, 2009; Rankin, 2003; Sears, 2002). The results of a 2010 study (Rankin, Weber, Blumenfeld, & Frazer, 2010) suggest that these experiences may lead lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Ford, Timothy G.; Olsen, Jentre; Khojasteh, Jam; Ware, Jordan; Urick, Angela – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The actions of school leaders engender working conditions that can play a role in positively (or negatively) affecting teachers' motivation, well-being or professional practice. The purpose of this paper is to explore how leader actions might bring about positive teacher outcomes through meeting teachers' psychological needs at three…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Motivation, Faculty Mobility
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Torres, A. Chris – Urban Education, 2016
An unsustainable workload is considered the primary cause of teacher turnover at Charter Management Organizations (CMOs), yet most reports provide anecdotal evidence to support this claim. This study uses 2010-2011 survey data from one large CMO and finds that teachers' perceptions of workload are significantly associated with decisions to leave…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Faculty Mobility, Faculty Workload, Charter Schools
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O'Meara, KerryAnn; Lennartz, Courtney Jo; Kuvaeva, Alexandra; Jaeger, Audrey; Misra, Joya – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
For decades, national surveys have shown faculty report high levels of dissatisfaction with the distribution of labor in their departments, especially women and underrepresented minority faculty. Research suggests this dissatisfaction is warranted, as these groups are often engaged in more service, mentoring, and institutional housekeeping than…
Descriptors: Departments, Faculty Workload, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Yimer, Ibrahim; Nega, Rahel; Ganfure, Gemechu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Turnover is a voluntary cessation of membership of an organization by an employee. Employee retention is one of the challenges facing several organizations in both the developed and developing countries of the world. It is profitable to proactively react for possible staff turnover intentions. This research was carried out to determine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, College Faculty
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Aras, Ayda – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: Music education is a learning and teaching process that creates cognitive, affective and psychomotor changes in the behaviors of an individual. One of the most important elements of this process is the music teacher. The experiences of music teachers in the work environment also affect the quality of education they provide. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Dupriez, Vincent; Delvaux, Bernard; Lothaire, Sandrine – British Educational Research Journal, 2016
This article examines the professional integration of beginning teachers in French-speaking Belgium and the factors predicting an exit from the profession during the first years of their careers. The analysis of four successive cohorts of new teachers indicates that exit rates are very high during the first year but show a gradual decline…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Career Change, Teaching (Occupation)
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Simos, Elaine – English Journal, 2013
The author of this article posits that some teachers leave the profession because they entered it with unrealistic expectations, and that the reality of multiple preparations, unpaid orientation sessions, and large student loads is overburdening.for new teachers. Many new teachers leave their positions because of the dissonance between their…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction
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