Teachers have never been more appreciated than during COVID-19. But neither expressions of support, nor cheaper degrees will overcome the four big structural challenges facing the profession.
The New Zealand government's strategy to import teachers from the UK, Canada, South Africa, Australia and Fiji will do little to improve representation for indigenous Māori in the teacher workforce.
A shortage of special education teachers is threatening states’ abilities to provide high quality education for students with disabilities. Changing teachers’ working conditions can help.
Constant chaotic change and mounting pressure has led to the teaching brain drain.
Teacher shortages have become severe, especially in certain parts of America. Here's a close look at the often unnecessary and expensive teacher preparation programs.