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What happens when you pay shortage-subject teachers more money?: simulating the effect of early-career salary supplements on teacher supply in England

Research suggests that the greatest point of leverage for policymakers looking to improve the quality of education is to ensure we have good teachers in our schools. Despite this, England currently faces a serious shortage of teachers in maths, science (especially physics), modern foreign languages and computer science. This shortage is due in part to the increased rates at which early-career teachers are leaving the profession. Many school systems have implemented policies that increase the pay of those teaching in subjects in which there is a teacher shortage, aiming to increase retention. T... Show more

Authors: Sims, Sam

Published: London, England, Gatsby Charitable Foundation, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 32 p.

Access item: http://www.gatsby.org.uk/uploads/education/datalab-simulating-the-effect-of-early-career-salary-supplements-on-teacher-supply-in-england.pdf

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