Teacher Loss Rates

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These reports outline trends in teacher numbers, teacher loss rates and reasons for teacher losses. They are produced annually by the Demographic & Statistical Analysis Unit to assist in the Ministry's monitoring of teacher supply and give an indication of the stability of the teacher workforce and the state of labour market.

Teacher losses include all permanent teachers who have left the teaching profession, or who are on leave without pay. They do not include those teachers who have moved to another school.

A loss is assumed to have occurred between May to May if a teacher was teaching at May of one year and not teaching in May the following year. For example, total teacher losses for 2006 is the number of permanent teachers teaching in May 2005 who were not teaching in May 2006. A loss rate is the number of losses of permanent teachers in the May to May period divided by the total number of permanent teachers at the first May.

Author(s): Ministry of Education

Date Published: Annually

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