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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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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
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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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Esteban Bara, Francisco; Mellén Vinagre, Teodor – Educational Studies, 2019
What makes a good teacher and what motivates a person to want to teach are timeless questions that concern us all. This study focuses on those who are currently training to become teachers, more specifically undergraduates studying a degree in Primary Education in the universities of Catalonia. It adopts a quantitative methodology based on a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries
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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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Ezer, Paulina; Jones, Tiffany; Fisher, Christopher; Power, Jennifer – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
This article examines the sexuality education component of the national Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education (AC:HPE) with a focus on sexuality education discourses. A critical discourse analysis explored official AC:HPE documents in relation to sexuality education; the sexuality education discourses present within these documents;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Sexuality
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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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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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Berry, Amanda; Forgasz, Rachel – Studying Teacher Education, 2018
This article is inspired simultaneously by the metaphor of professional knowledge landscapes and our experiences of the transformative potential of self-study methodology. We argue for the unique potential of self-study research, as a means not only for teacher educators to develop their pedagogy, but also to leave the mark of their experiences on…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Figurative Language
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Mäkelä, Kasper; Whipp, Peter R. – European Physical Education Review, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate Australian physical education (PE) teachers' career intentions and factors influencing their intentions. A sample (N = 234) of Western Australian PE teachers responded to a questionnaire determining PE teachers' work and the primary motivators for intention to leave the profession. Half (51.3%) of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Occupational Aspiration, Investigations
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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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Acker, Sandra; Webber, Michelle; Smyth, Elizabeth – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2016
Over the past 40 or so years, women's share of faculty positions in Canada and elsewhere has increased considerably, if not yet reaching parity. Yet working in the gendered university remains problematic. This article uses data from a qualitative research project in which 38 junior academics were interviewed about their responses to being on the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Family Work Relationship, Decision Making, Leaves of Absence
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