Design and Technology Teacher Retention: A Snapshot

Ian Holdsworth
2003, Vol. 8, No. 1,


This case study provides quantitative data regarding retention rates in the teaching profession of one-year PGCE design and technology initial teacher training (ITT) students at Middlesex University. The findings appear to go some way towards disproving the received notion that the average length of time spent in the profession by a newly qualified teacher is three years.

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