oa African Journal of Farm Child and Youth Development - Perceptions of secondary schools agriculture teachers towards the factors influencing attrition in the Teaching Service Commission of Botswana

Volume 1 Number 1
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A descriptive type of research using a structured mailed questionnaire was used to determine factors influencing the attrition of teachers in Secondary Schools in Botswana. The target population of the study was secondary school teachers in Botswana. A cluster random representative sample size (n= 368) of teachers was drawn to gather data. The validity and reliability of the instrument were established. Results of the study revealed that teachers agreed that five factors influenced the attrition of teachers in Botswana. These were remuneration, advancement, working conditions, administration factors, and Professional factors. Most of the personal characteristics of the teachers did not influence their responses.

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