Health concerns, being older than 55 and having to switch to online or hybrid lessons were all factors that made some teachers want to quit or retire.
A survey of 268 teachers found 85% considered education news coverage to be generally negative. And 81% found it demoralising.
Zimbabwe’s Education Amendment Act of 2020 is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done.
On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, on Oct. 5, a scholar explains why borrowing teacher quality models from high-scoring countries such as Finland, South Korea or Singapore is not effective.
The first year at work is the toughest for novice teachers. Induction, guided by more experienced teachers, has proved an effective solution all over the world.
We should be worried that half of teachers are thinking of leaving the profession.