Posted 22 months ago
The education sector is facing an imminent and significant loss of experience and corporate knowledge which has been predicted for some time.
• In 2003 Scott reported that by 2013, 74% of current secondary school principals and over 50% of current primary school principals would have left the school system (Scott, 2003 in Marks, 2012, p. 36).
• In 2007 a national survey, The Staff in Australia’s Schools (SiAS, 2007) found that more than 50% of school leaders were aged 50 years and older.
• A more recent Australian survey (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2009) found the 'education and training' sector registered the largest proportion of workers who intended to retire within the next 10 years.