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Pipelines, Shortages, and Workforces: Why Do We Still Think of Teachers as Workers on an Assembly Line?

A blog post examining the use of the terms "teacher pipelines," "teacher shortages," and "teacher workforce," and how they reflect assumptions about the teaching profession that hide the systemic challenges behind teacher recruitment and retention.

Produced by: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education

Published: October 2022

Topics: Assessment and AccountabilityNarrative and StorytellingPurpose of EducationTeaching and Learning

Type: Story / Case Study / Commentary