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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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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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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
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
Fuller, Edward J.; Pendola, Andrew; Young, Michelle D. – Online Submission, 2018
New research has identified teacher working conditions as having a greater effect on teacher turnover than most other factors, including student achievement and student characteristics. Importantly, research has debunked the conventional wisdom that teachers often leave schools because of student characteristics. This brief discusses how teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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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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
Dubin, Jennifer – American Educator, 2018
The Peer Support Partnership is an intensive, one-year mentorship program in which 11 veteran teachers work with approximately 150 of the 300 to 400 new teachers hired each year by the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD), Texas. A joint effort of the SAISD and the local union, the program was created three years ago to improve teacher…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Partnerships in Education
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
Bieler, Deborah – Teachers College Press, 2018
"The Power of Teacher Talk" investigates the connections between two persistent educational challenges: high numbers of students who drop out and of teachers who leave the profession. Based on a study of thousands of daily interactions between new justice-oriented English teachers and their students, this book proposes that teachers who…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Student Relationship, School Holding Power
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O'Meara, KerryAnn; Bennett, Jessica Chalk; Neihaus, Elizabeth – Review of Higher Education, 2016
Early career faculty bring many expectations to the door-steps of their new academic homes. Yet such expectations are often left unsaid. Unfortunately, what is left unsaid can be a major factor in faculty departure. This study makes a distinct contribution to the departure literature by examining the psychological contracts and work expectations…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Expectation, Employment, Teaching (Occupation)
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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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