Why Do Teachers Leave the Profession: A Case Study

Volume 8 Issue 4 (October 2023)
Burhan KEÇECİ Sultan Bilge KESKİNKILIÇ KARA
Pages: 773-787 Download Count : 403 View Count: 973 DOI Number 10.24331/ijere.1307586 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


This case study aims to explore the reasons for teachers leaving the profession by examining a specific context. The study investigates the factors that contribute to teacher attrition and provides insights into the experiences and perspectives of teachers who have chosen to leave their teaching careers. By understanding the underlying causes of teacher turnover, this research seeks to inform policy and practice to improve teacher retention and address the challenges faced by educators. The study employs qualitative research methods, including interviews and surveys, to gather data from former teachers and analyze their responses. The findings shed light on the complex factors influencing teachers' decisions to leave and offer recommendations for creating a more supportive and fulfilling teaching environment.

Keywords

  • Teacher retention
  • leaving profession
  • teaching profession
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