Hard-to-staff Australian school: How can we ensure that all students have access to quality teachers

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Abstract

How can we ensure that all children have access to an effective teacher, regardless of their sector, home location or educational trajectory? This chapter will make the case for attracting and retaining effective teachers, outline the challenges facing Australia in doing so, and considering some potential policy responses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEducating Australia
Subtitle of host publicationChallenges for the decade ahead
EditorsTom Bentley, Glenn C. Savage
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherMelbourne University Publishing
Pages279-295
Number of pages9
Edition2017
ISBN (Electronic)9780522870428
ISBN (Print)9780522870435
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Rice, S., Richardson, P. W., & Watt, H. M. G. (2017). Hard-to-staff Australian school: How can we ensure that all students have access to quality teachers. In T. Bentley, & G. C. Savage (Eds.), Educating Australia: Challenges for the decade ahead (2017 ed., pp. 279-295). Melbourne University Publishing.