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Potential Attrition in Education: Impact of Job Satisfaction, Morale, Workload and HIV/AIDS

Any analysis of teacher attrition must assess workplace and labour market considerations. For example, dissatisfaction with the workplace can be an important inducement for teachers to seek alternative opportunities. The more teachers believe there are alternative opportunities, the less willing they might be to address workplace frustrations. The overall aim of this study (SOC_POL006) was…


Educator Supply and Demand in the South African Public Education System: Integrated Report

The Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) commissioned a study on the supply of and demand for educators. This followed anecdotal reports that educators were leaving the profession in large numbers, for reasons such as low morale, job dissatisfaction, AIDS and premature mortality. A consortium consisting of the Human Sciences Research Council, the Medical Research Council…