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CentrePiece article
Teacher Shortage: Another Impending Crisis?
Arnaud Chevalier and Peter Dolton
October 2004
Paper No' CEPCP164:
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CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004

How can the UK education system recruit and retain the high-quality teachers it needs, especially for the places and subjects where there are severe shortages? Arnaud Chevalier and Peter Dolton examine the role of pay and other incentives in getting people into the profession and keeping them.

This article summarises 'The Labour Market for Teachers' by Arnaud Chevalier and Peter Dolton, chapter 3 of What's the Good of Education? The Economics of Education in the UK edited by Stephen Machin and Anna Vignoles (Princeton University Press,2005).