Here is a short post to summarize two previous articles about teacher recruitment in the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland. At the moment, I am working on a communication strategy which is intended to improve teacher recruitment. We know that, in the next 10 to 15 years, 30 to 50% of the teachers presently working in our school system will retire.
In many countries in Europe or among members of the OECD, the concern about teacher recruitment is important.
Some countries handling the same kind of issue already built successful campaigns, like in the United Kingdom for example :
In Australie, in New South Wales, teacher recruitment is also a concern which has been successfully addressed by the government and the teaching job webpage is very comprehensive.
As far as our Education department is concerned, we prepared a stand at a student fair in Lausanne in March and re-designed our teaching job opportunities webpages. We also started a partnership with a major employment web platform to gain visbility for our job offers.