Teacher retention

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Report

Understanding and mitigating the impact of COVID-19 disruption on trainee and early career teachers in secondary schools

This report finds that new teachers experienced isolation and self-doubt because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, but also demonstrated resilience that could make them even better teachers.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Mark Latham says 13,699 NSW teachers are not allowed to teach because of vaccine mandates. Is that correct?

Mark Latham says 13,699 NSW teachers are not allowed to teach because of vaccine mandates. Verdict: Mr Latham's claim is misleading.
Report

Next steps: report of the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review

This is the final report of the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review, which examined the issues surrounding attracting and selecting high-quality candidates into the teaching profession, and how to prepare initial teacher education (ITE) students to be effective teachers.
Report

Making time for great teaching: how better government policy can help

Great teaching transforms students’ lives. But preparing for great teaching takes time. This report recommends that governments adopt three directions for reform.
Report

Report of Valuing the Teaching Profession - an independent inquiry

In early 2020, the NSW Teachers Federation resolved to commission an independent inquiry into the state of the teaching profession in the public schools of NSW and the significant changes that have affected the profession since 2004. This report outlines the inquiry's findings.
Report

How to raise the status of teachers using digitally mediated social innovation

Teachers are critical to achieving sustainable economic prosperity through their role in disseminating knowledge and moulding future generations of critical and creative thinkers. Yet in Australia, teaching as a career path is waning in both its attractiveness and status. The overarching research question explored in...
Briefing paper

Give teachers a say: facing the challenge of teachers’ work-related stress in the COVID-19 crisis

Throughout the world, teachers and schools are responding to one of the greatest disruptions to education systems in living memory. This brief uses data collected before the COVID-19 crisis to answer two questions: How are teachers' stress and job satisfaction related to their willingness to...
Report

Teacher wellbeing: Its effects on teaching practice and student learning

This research took a qualitative phenomenological approach to explore teachers’ experiences of consciously using positive psychology strategies. Findings reveal that when teachers intentionally use PERMA positive psychology strategies that they report flow on effects to their own wellbeing, teaching practice and to students’ learning.
Report

What teachers want: better teacher management

Although all Australian schools have systems of evaluation and development in place, they clearly aren’t working. Teachers believe that the systems are broken, according to this report.