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Q: How can we improve teacher retention? A: professional development

Research Digests
Author: Costa Constantinou


  1. Schools Week. (2017) Highest teacher leaving rate in a decade – and 6 other things we learned about the school workforce.
  2. Department of Education. (2016).School Workforce in England.
  3. Ofsted. (2006) The logical chain: continuing professional development in effective schools.
  4. Runnymede Trust. (2017) Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachers.
  5. Allen, R et al (2016). The Longer-Term Costs and Benefits of Different Initial Teacher Training Routes. (Institute for Fiscal Studies).
  6. National College Teaching and Leadership (2016) Linking ITT and workforce data: (Initial Teacher Training Performance Profiles and School Workforce Census).
  7. NUT (2017) The National Union of Teachers (NUT) conducted a survey of over 16,000 teachers.
  8. William, D. (2001). Embedded Formative Assessment. (Perfect Paperback).