Send out the Teachers

We’re already in the midst of a teacher shortage and with our population growing faster than ever, a degree in teaching seems like a pretty safe bet.

But according to research from the Board of Studies, up to 40% of teacher graduates are struggling to find work within four months of graduation. What’s more – up to one in three teachers are leaving the profession within five years of graduating. In NSW alone this translates to nearly 3,000 teachers leaving the profession in the past six years.

To understand more Mitch spoke with Professor Tania Aspland, Executive Dean from the Faculty of Education and Arts at Australian Catholic University

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