By Alexander Lockhart
Alexander Lockhart deals a survey of trouble-free and secondary schoolteachers and offers a profile of the career as a complete. one of the subject matters he discusses are the features of today’s academics, the stipulations during which they paintings, their specialist institutions, profession styles in educating, the political setting, present pedagogy, and the general public interest.
His findings replicate a career in transition. In basic faculties two-thirds of training employees are ladies; in secondary colleges two-thirds are males. half all Canada’s academics are at mid-career, elderly 35–49, and close to the pinnacle in their wage degrees. lecturers’ salaries have risen quicker than the economic composite lately, but lecturers are annoyed of their aspirations. As a gaggle, Lockhart says, academics have much less autonomy than different pros. present coverage instructions and public attitudes irritate this situation.
Lockhart warns that the educating career is stepping into difficulty. the consequences are critical, for our youngsters, and for the standard of existence all through Canada as we glance towards the twenty-first century.