International Portal of Teacher Education

Keyword: Retention
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13.09.2017
Teacher Education Programs
Accelerated Training for Applicants Seeking a Second-Career in Teaching
Two facts should be considered by those concerned with the teaching workforce in Israel. The first is that the profession does not attract "the best and the brightest" needed for education i...
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17.02.2016
Theories & Approaches
What Do Teaching Qualifications Mean in Urban Schools? A Mixed-Methods Study of Teacher Preparation and Qualification
This article examines the use of two readily available measures of incoming teacher qualification—amount of teacher education coursework and the highly qualified teaching credential as metho...
Summary
10.01.2016
Beginning Teachers
Using Improvement Science to Better Support Beginning Teachers: The Case of the Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network
This paper analyzes how Effectiveness Network (BTEN) schools supported new teacher development using a standard feedback process and improvement science methods. The findings reveal that BTE...
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27.07.2015
Beginning Teachers
“Once Hired, Seldom Gone”: The Deliberation Process of Beginning Teachers in Taiwan in Deciding to Stay in Teaching
This study aims to investigate the perceptions held by new teachers in Taiwan concerning the factors conducive to or impeding their decisions to stay in teaching and the process of deliberat...
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28.06.2015
Beginning Teachers
Induction of Beginning Teachers in Urban Environments: An Exploration of the Support Structure and Culture for Beginning Teachers at Primary Schools Needed to Improve Retention of Primary School Teachers
The aim of this study was to gain insight into ways to improve the retention of beginning urban teachers. This study investigated the support structure and support culture of 11 urban primar...
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10.06.2015
Beginning Teachers
From Attrition to Retention: A Narrative Inquiry of Why Beginning Teachers Leave and Then Rejoin the Profession
This article reports on a narrative inquiry into two beginning teachers who left the profession after just 1 year of practice, only to return 2 years later. Findings reveal that these beginn...
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11.02.2015
Theories & Approaches
Teaching As Exploration? The Difficult Road Out of the Classroom
This research aimed to understand how today’s teachers, operating in an exploratory context, experience the teaching profession over time. The findings reveal that these three teachers' expe...
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15.07.2014
Trends in Teacher Education
Fostering Resilience: A Necessary Skill for Teacher Retention
The purpose of this research was to examine the resilience building process in four novice secondary science teachers in order to understand how and why some novice science teachers remain i...
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24.10.2012
Trends in Teacher Education
There and Back Again: Exploring Teacher Attrition and Mobility with Two Transitioning Science Teachers
The current study chronicled the professional journeys of two beginning science teachers. The study documents what brought them to science teaching and investigated their resulting career pa...
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23.05.2012
Beginning Teachers
Attitudes and Affect: Daily Emotions and Their Association with the Commitment and Burnout of Beginning Teachers
The authors tested a framework developed in the organizational behavior literature known as affective events theory (AET). Specifically, the authors drew on research from education and organ...
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06.12.2011
Multiculturalism & Diversity
What Do Secondary Trainee Teachers Say about Teaching as A Profession of their “Choice” in Malawi?
The current study is concerned with the recruitment of secondary teachers in Malawi. Trainee teachers’ dispositions are central to recruitment and retention within the teaching profession. T...
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10.11.2011
Beginning Teachers
Coping Strategies for Adaptation to New Teacher Appointments: Intervention for Retention
The goal of this study was to examine the lived experiences of teachers newly appointed to rural or remote schools in Western Australia to understand their experiences and responses. Rural/r...
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19.10.2010
Assessment & Evaluation
Test-Based Grade Retention: Does It Stand Up to Professional Standards for Fair and Appropriate Test Use?
This paper examines the extent to which test-based grade retention policies comply with standards for fair and appropriate test use based on norms established by the professional testing com...
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13.06.2010
Trends in Teacher Education
On the Outs: Learning Styles, Resistance to Change, and Teacher Retention
This study examined the relationship between learning style, level of resistance to change, and teacher retention in schools implementing an intensive schoolwide technology and media integra...
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07.09.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
President Obama and Education: The Possibility for Dramatic Improvements in Teaching and Learning
In this article, the author concludes her work heading Obama’s education policy transition team. She describes President Obama’s commitment to making the education of every child a collectiv...
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26.03.2009
Instruction in Teacher Training
A Two-Dimensional Model of Teacher Retention and Mobility: Classroom Teachers and Their University Partners Take a Closer Look at a Vexing Problem
This mixed-methods study is a teacher-initiated, collaborative inquiry involving a professional development school (PDS) and a university. The examination focused on teachers’ perceptions of...
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17.03.2009
Trends in Teacher Education
Making Retention Count: The Power of Becoming a Peer Tutor
A review of the literature demonstrates that grade retention often fails to improve the academic and socio-emotional outcomes of retained students. However, the literature suggests that reta...
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16.11.2008
Trends in Teacher Education
Recruiting and Retaining Secondary Mathematics Teachers: Lessons Learned from an Innovative Four-year Undergraduate Program
The National Science Foundation has allocated funds, to support the recruitment, preparation, and retention of prospective teachers through a close-knit learning community in which participa...
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28.10.2008
Teacher Educators
The Teacher Educator's Role in Enhancing Teacher Quality
Common sense suggests that good teachers matter and some teachers have more impact on student achievement than others. According to the legislative initiatives, teacher preparation institut...
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27.10.2008
ICT & Teaching
Using Student Response Systems to Increase Motivation, Learning, and Knowledge Retention
Student response system (SRS) technology is one of many tools available to help instructors create a rich and productive learning environment. The authors describe a study designed to measur...
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25.09.2008
Teacher Education Programs
Preparing Nontraditional Adult Teacher Education Candidates to Become Special Education Teachers
The purpose of Project RESTART was to enhance the development and implementation through assessment of a model teacher preparation program that was designed to recruit and retain a pool of h...
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24.06.2008
Theories & Approaches
Teachers Resilience: A Necessary Condition for Effectiveness
The article explore resiliency in teachers effectiveness. A four years research case study is reported on three teachers. The interaction between teachers’ sense of efficacy, professional an...
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19.06.2008
Beginning Teachers
Sustaining and Retaining Beginning Special Educators: It Takes a Village
The article explores the need to support a beginner teacher for two reasons: the need of shortage teacher for certain disciplines, the current emphasis on teacher qualifications and student ...
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12.05.2008
Beginning Teachers
Beginning Teachers’ Expectations of Teaching
The study explores expectations of teaching by postgraduate students studying towards a certificate in education. The study tracked 28 students by email communication. Students cited as the ...
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14.03.2008
Teacher Education Programs
Retention and intention in teaching careers: will the new generation stay?
A study was conducted to examine the changing demography of teachers. The study examined secondary teachers' initial notions of careers, and through third and fourth year of professional exp...
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09.01.2008
Trends in Teacher Education
Sustaining the Employment of Early Childhood Teachers in Long Day Care: A case for robust hope, critical imagination and critical action
The article addresses the problem of retaining qualified day care teachers in Australia from the point of view of attrition and poor pay. It cites several reasons for attrition, among which ...
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