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Worth, Jack; Van den Brande, Jens – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2019
National Foundation for Educational Research's (NFER's) first annual report on the state of the teacher workforce measures the key indicators of the teacher labour market and teachers' working conditions. The recruitment, development and retention of teachers and school leaders is a crucial underpinning for a successful education system. However,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching Conditions
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Hudson, Sue; Beutel, Denise; Hudson, Peter – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2009
Retention rates and stress levels of beginning teachers are of concern. Well-planned induction programs can assist beginning teachers to make the transition successfully into the profession, which may increase retention rates. This qualitative, year-long study aims to explore and describe the induction experiences of eight beginning teachers as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Electronic Mail, Educational Needs
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Adoniou, Misty – English in Australia, 2012
Each year thousands of graduates in Australia take up their first position in schools, eager to teach students and determined to make a difference in their lives. They are overwhelmingly motivated by a desire to "do good" and "be good". Often they have been imagining "their" class and "their" teaching for…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers
Bronsard, Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Researchers explored the problem of teacher retention, especially among beginning teachers, and noted a lack of consensus on why teachers leave teaching and how to retain the teachers. Private school studies include Catholic school data, but few researchers isolated the data or used data-gathering instruments to examine Catholic school issues,…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Teacher Persistence, Qualitative Research, Delphi Technique
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Gallant, Andrea; Riley, Philip – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Early career teacher (ECT) attrition data are often challenged by those outside of the profession. Attrition rates can only be interpolated from existing data, but fall somewhere between 8 and 53%. The Australian workforce data on ECT attrition are problematized at the outset, before presenting a collective case study examining early career male…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Case Studies
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Silva, Tim; McKie, Allison; Knechtel, Virginia; Gleason, Philip; Makowsky, Libby – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2014
In Fall 2009 and Spring 2010, 30 teaching residency programs received funding through one of 28 Teacher Quality partnership grants awarded to establish or expand residency programs. These programs follow a model of teacher preparation in which prospective teachers complete graduate-level coursework alongside a year-long fieldwork experience in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study, Field Experience Programs, School Districts
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Silva, Tim; McKie, Allison; Knechtel, Virginia; Gleason, Philip; Makowsky, Libby – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2014
In Fall 2009 and Spring 2010, 30 teaching residency programs received funding through one of 28 Teacher Quality partnership grants awarded to establish or expand residency programs. These programs follow a model of teacher preparation in which prospective teachers complete graduate-level coursework alongside a year-long fieldwork experience in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study, Field Experience Programs, School Districts
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Jordan, Kathy – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
TPACK is emerging as an influential framework for conceptualising teacher knowledge in regards to integrating ICT and is generating considerable international research interest. To date, the question of whether gender plays a role in how teachers self-assess their TPACK knowledge has not figured greatly in this research. This paper seeks to…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Beginning Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Bastian, Kevin Christopher; McCord, David; Marks, Julie; Carpenter, Dale – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The greening of the United States teacher workforce puts a premium on districts and schools hiring effective and persistent beginning teachers. Given the limitations of characteristics currently available at the time of hiring (e.g., academic ability measures, preparation type), we built off previous research in economics and psychology to…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Public School Teachers
Turpin-Padberg, Sarah – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With the start of every school year, new teachers enter classrooms across our country filled with excitement surrounding the impact they hope to have on students. Some teachers discover that teaching at the elementary level can often times involve more than teaching and loving children. The expectations, demands, and time constraints put on new…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Persistence
Leugers, Lucinda – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to examine the effects of K-12 early career teacher participation in a mentoring or induction program as well as personal resiliency on intention to teach next year and still be teaching in five years. Teacher retention has been an issue for over 50 years and is one of the least understood issues in the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
Patrick, Ervin D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study was designed to improve the current beginning teacher support program and address the problem of beginning or early career teachers leaving the district. Researchers have found that as many as 50% of teachers leave the profession within their first five years of teaching (Darling-Hammond & Sykes, 2003). This study proposed changes…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Improvement, Improvement Programs, Teacher Persistence
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2009
The selected study examined the effects of comprehensive teacher induction (CTI) programs on teacher outcomes and student achievement. Within participating school districts, schools were randomly assigned to offer their beginning teachers either a CTI program or the district's standard induction program. Within the group participating in CTI, the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Teacher Persistence
Streeter, Jason D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Extensive research has confirmed that thousands of teachers leave the profession each year. As teacher attrition rates continue to rise, school districts are faced with the problem of not retaining teachers. This information is vital because classroom instruction and student performance are directly tied to retaining qualified teachers. The…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Mentors, Qualitative Research
Perry, Clarissa Simmons – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The lack of certified special education teachers and high rates of attrition have led to a shortage of special educators. Mentoring programs have been developed to improve retention of beginning educators. This study examined if a mentoring program is effective for special educators. The participants were first- and second-year elementary, middle,…
Descriptors: General Education, Interaction, Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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