Design and Technology Teacher Retention: A Snapshot

  • Ian Holdsworth Middlesex University


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.

Author Biography

Ian Holdsworth, Middlesex University
Course Leader
How to Cite
HOLDSWORTH, Ian. Design and Technology Teacher Retention: A Snapshot. Journal of Design & Technology Education, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 1, aug. 2009. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 dec. 2022.