NSW maths and science teachers' choice to rural and/or remote teaching destinations(2013)
This study sought to develop a conceptual framework to promote an understanding of why mathematics and science teachers choose to teach in rural and/or remote school communities. This study also sought to explore teacher personal profiles based on their demographics, teaching background and work destination factors to understand their decision-making patterns. In addition, the study sought to explore mathematics and science secondary teacher perceptions of factors hindering their permanency in rural and remote schools.
Citation InformationHandal, B., Watson, K., and Maher, M. (2013). NSW maths and science teachers' choice to rural and/or remote teaching destinations. A report produced for the NSW Department of Education and Communities. Published by the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, NSW.