Recruitment and Retention: 12 solutions for schools

Written by: Matt Bromley | Published:
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A SecEd Best Practice Focus offering practical advice to help schools boost teacher recruitment and retention rates

Schools are facing significant and well-documented challenges to the recruitment and retention of teachers. In this Best Practice Focus, Matt Bromley draws upon the range of research to offer schools 12 practical solutions.

Drawing upon a wealth of research evidence, he considers the scale and nature of the recruitment and retention problems facing schools.

He then proposes practical steps across 12 key areas, including workload, pay, teacher autonomy, flexible working, leadership support, CPD, support for new teachers, career progression and more.

The article includes extensive additional information with links to relevant research and resources to further support school leaders.

This Best Practice Focus was published in SecEd in March 2020.


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