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Six ways to support new teachers to stay in the profession

Six ways to support new teachers to stay in the profession

Teaching is hard. Staying in the teaching profession can sometimes be even harder. There’s a lack of national data about attrition, but the Queensland College of Teachers estimates anywhere between 8-50% of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. High workloads, perceived lack of support, work-life balance and the absence of recognition appear to impact new teachers’ decisions […] … learn more→

Teachers are leaving the profession – here’s how to make them stay

Teachers are leaving the profession – here’s how to make them stay

Australia as a nation is failing to retain the best people in the teaching profession. Attrition rates are worryingly high with researchers estimating around 30% to 50% of teachers leaving in the first five years. It is difficult to get a clear idea of the precise number of teachers leaving over this period in Australia […] … learn more→