Book Chapter

Hard-to-staff Australian schools: How can we ensure that all students have access to quality teachers?

S RICE, PW Richardson, HMG Watt

Educating Australia: Challenges for the Decade Ahead | Melbourne University Publishing | Published : 2017

Abstract

How can we ensure that all children have access to an effective teacher, regardless of their sector, home location or educational trajectory? This chapter will make the case for attracting and retaining effective teachers, outline the challenges facing Australia in doing so, and consider some potential policy responses.