How do we keep our teachers in school?

Researchers have estimated that about 30 to 50 per cent of Australian teachers leave the profession within the first five years.

Recently, a report by the National Teaching Workforce revealed that across the Australian states and territories, a total of 5.7 per cent – that is 21,404 of teachers left the profession in 2014.

So why is this happening and what can we be doing to keep our teachers?

Merryn McKinnon, lecturer at Australian National University joined Kim on the Daily this morning.

Producer: Francesca Krakue


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