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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
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
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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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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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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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Lawrence, Janet H.; Celis, Sergio; Kim, Hee Sun; Lipson, Sarah Ketchen; Tong, Ximeng – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
The present study identifies characteristics of individuals and work settings that influence Asian international faculty members' intentions to continue their employment in US research universities. Given the demand for researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM), the higher rate of turnover among untenured…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Research Universities, Persistence, College Faculty
Arnold, Tyler German – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The American education system is one in which fewer minorities chose to join the profession according to statistical data. Due to an overwhelming shortage of teachers, school districts are beginning to examine their own teaching ranks and asking what they could do differently in their recruitment and retention of teachers. There are such a…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Disproportionate Representation, Career Choice
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Conley, Sharon; You, Sukkyung – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2014
A previous study examined role stress in relation to work outcomes; in this study, we added job structuring antecedents to a model of role stress and examined the moderating effects of locus of control. Structural equation modeling was used to assess the plausibility of our conceptual model, which specified hypothesized linkages among teachers'…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Locus of Control, Stress Variables, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Buchanan, John – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2010
Considerable research has been conducted into teacher retention. Less is known of ex-teachers' circumstances: salary, workload, working conditions, "job prestige". For this study, telephone interviews were used to ask 21 ex-teachers about their journey from teaching, and views on their current working conditions by comparison. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions
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Dickin, Katherine L.; Dollahite, Jamie S.; Habicht, Jean-Pierre – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2010
Objective: To investigate how paraprofessional Community Nutrition Educators' (CNEs') perceptions of work context relate to job satisfaction and intention to leave the position. Design: Cross-sectional statewide survey of program personnel. Setting: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) sites (n = 32) serving low- income families…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Low Income, Job Satisfaction, Nutrition
Solomonson, Jay – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The field of agricultural education has experienced a consistent labor shortage the past several decades. Consequently, many school districts struggle to fill their open positions, while others are forced to shut down their agricultural programs completely due to inadequate staffing. Research indicates teacher attrition as a predominant factor…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teachers, Faculty Mobility
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Cha, Sung-Hyun; Cohen-Vogel, Lora – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2011
To better understand the factors related to teachers' decisions to leave for jobs outside of education, the study employs a structural equation modeling approach to analyze data from two large national datasets from the National Center for Education Statistics. The focus on occupation switchers is unique, with most studies of teacher attrition…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Structural Equation Models, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility
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