Educator Perspectives on Teacher Attrition and Retention in Private Early Childhood Schools in India

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Swathi Sandesh Menon
Donna Moucha Brackin

Abstract

Teacher attrition is a challenge in many countries. This qualitative case study explored the perspectives of teachers and school leaders in India regarding how teacher attrition in private early childhood schools influences the students, teachers, parents, school leaders, and schools and the factors that stakeholders identify as important to retain teachers. Themes related to compensation for increased workloads, positive workplace relationships, schedule flexibility, teaching autonomy and rewards/recognition for work. Sharing these experiences and suggestions of educators on teacher attrition can help education leaders possibly lessen teacher attrition and retention in India.

Keywords:
Teacher attrition, teacher retention, early childhood education, India.

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Menon, S. S., & Brackin, D. M. (2021). Educator Perspectives on Teacher Attrition and Retention in Private Early Childhood Schools in India. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 15(2), 13-25. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2021/v15i230363
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