Who wants to become a teacher ?

published 11 February 2016 updated 11 February 2016

This 58th issue of PISA In Focus reveals that across 60 education systems, only 5% of 15-year-old students expect to work as teachers. This percentage varies widely across countries and the teaching profession is particularly unattractive in countries like Estonia, Germany, Hungary and Italy. PISA data also shows that, on average, a higher percentage of students expects to work as teachers in countries where teachers’ salaries are higher.

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