Are the following questions of interest to you?
- Can the sources of attrition within the first five years of teaching be determined? Why do teachers leave and where do they go?
- To what extent are mentorship programs and other induction practices being used in Alberta schools and how effective are they?
- How do working conditions and school cultures affect early-career professional development?
If yes, you may wish to read the following report on the final year of a unique five-year longitudinal study of beginning teachers that the Alberta Teachers’ Association embarked on in 2008.
Servage, L., & Beck, J. (2013). Teaching in the early years of practice: A five-year longitudinal study. The Alberta Teachers’ Association.