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Once new teachers start their career ...

„Once new teachers start their career, it is crucial to provide them with appropriate personal, social and professional support (induction) for a successful transition into the reality of working life at a school.“

EU-Kommission (Hrsg.), „Education and Training Monitor 2014“ (2014), S. 62

 

The primary driver of the exodus of early-career teachers ...

„The primary driver of the exodus of early-career teachers is a lack of administrative and professional support. […] Teachers don’t think the people they work for care about them or their efforts to improve.“

Susan Headden, „Beginners in the Classroom“ (2014), S. 5

 

Participation in an induction programme during a teacher’s first employment ...

„Participation in an induction programme during a teacher’s first employment is positively related not only to the later decision to help other teachers by acting as a mentor but also to more intensively undertake professional development activities.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „TALIS 2013 Results“ (2014), S. 113

 

The countries that achieve the highest scores in international learning assessments ...

„The countries that achieve the highest scores in international learning assessments such as PISA and TIMSS emphasize mentoring of all newly qualified teachers, supported by additional resources targeted to their schools.“

UNESCO (Hrsg.), „Teaching and learning – Achieving quality for all“ (2014), S. 244

 

Extend ECS programmes (Anm.: ECS = „Early career support“) beyond the first year of teaching service ...

„Extend ECS programmes (Anm.: ECS = „Early career support“) beyond the first year of teaching service to the first two or three years. Reduce the number of classroom hours for new teachers, so as to facilitate their participation in ECS programmes.“

EU-Kommission (Hrsg.), „Study on Policy Measures to improve the Attractiveness of the Teaching Profession in Europe“ (2013), Teil 1, S. 14

 

Nationally, about 30 percent of new teachers leave ...

USA: „Nationally, about 30 percent of new teachers leave the profession after five years.“

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthew Ronfeldt u. a., „How teacher turnover harms student achievement“ (2011), S. 1

 

For beginning teachers it is essential that they have a reduction ...

„For beginning teachers it is essential that they have a reduction in their workload, without reducing their salaries. […] Mentors too need to be provided with sufficient time for their duties.“

EU-Kommission (Hrsg.), „Developing coherent and system-wide induction programmes for beginning teachers“ (2010), S. 22