European Journal of Teacher Education volume 28, issue 3, P311-326 2005 DOI: 10.1080/02619760500269459 View full text
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Julia Davidson, Janet Powney, Valerie Wilson, Stuart Hall, Heidi Safia Mirza

Abstract: The research reported here was part of a large study of the impact of age, disability, race and sex on the teaching profession in England. The basic question asked in this research was how do these factors interact with career aspirations and achievements of classteachers, promoted teachers and headteachers? There were three different data sources: a large postal survey drawn from diverse geographic regions across England with over 2000 respondents; faceto-face individual interviews with over 100 teachers in …

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