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Gorard, Stephen; See, Beng Huat; Smith, Emma; White, Patrick – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
This paper considers recurrent alarms in England, Wales and other developed countries concerning shortages of teachers. It summarises the conclusions from a mixed-methods international study of teacher supply, quality and retention. The research used large-scale secondary data sets from a variety of sources, at both the individual and aggregate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Recruitment, Focus Groups, Developed Nations
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Gorard, Stephen; Selwyn, Neil; Madden, Louise – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2003
Analysis of British survey data on 5,885 adults showed that 42% reported learning participation in the last 3 years; 36% reported none since leaving school. Access to information/communications technology was associated with age, class, and educational attainment. Technology did not itself increase participation among those already inclined not to…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Adults, Foreign Countries, Information Technology