Teacher shortage: how to attract our best and brightest to the profession

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

School of Education researcher Dr Janet Dutton says while everybody wants their children to be taught by the best teachers, they don't want their children to be teachers. Dr Dutton tackles some of the reasons behind the shortage and proposes steps that could return teaching to a profession our brightest students want to enter.

Period31 Jan 2024

Media contributions

1

Media contributions

  • TitleTeacher shortage: how to attract our best and brightest to the profession
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Lighthouse
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date31/01/24
    DescriptionOpinion: School of Education researcher Dr Janet Dutton says while everybody wants their children to be taught by the best teachers, they don't want their children to be teachers. Dr Dutton tackles some of the reasons behind the shortage and proposes steps that could return teaching to a profession our brightest students want to enter.
    Producer/AuthorAs told to Danielle Teutsch
    URLhttps://lighthouse.mq.edu.au/article/february-2024/teacher-shortage-how-to-attract-our-best-and-brightest-to-the-profession
    PersonsJanet Dutton