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NFER Research: Teacher autonomy: how does it relate to job satisfaction and retention?

30 January 2020

In this study we find that teacher autonomy is strongly associated with job satisfaction, perceptions of workload manageability and intention to stay in the profession.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss the findings from this report or our wider work related to the education workforce.

It would also be fantastic if you could share this with relevant networks. Our Twitter handle is @TheNFER and we will be using #teacherautonomy. A shortened link to the report is here: