Job Satisfaction Vs. Teacher Ownership: How To Keep Your Teachers Satisfied
Boer, Anne de
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This research aimes to investigate if there is a relation between perceived teacher ownership and job satisfaction and if factors including age, gender, subject, experience and type of school play a role. Teachers at three different schools participated in this research: The Kulosaari Secondary School in Finland, The United World College of the Adriatic in Italy and State College High School in the United States of America. A questionnaire about perceived teacher ownership and job satisfaction was used to collect the data. The results indicated a strong and positive relationship between perceived teacher ownership and job satisfaction. With this outcome this research tries to contribute to solving the problem of shortage of teachers in the Netherlands.