The big picture… Alberta Students 587,600 738,800 2010 2024 Teacher Demand 34,980 FTEs 44,000 FTEs 2010 2024 ~2,000 AB Grads Annually ~75% Begin Teaching Teacher Prep InstitutionsAnnual Hires 4,260 FTEs (~2,050 new hires) 5,800 (~2,930 new hires) 2010 2024
What is Known About Alberta’s Student Population?
Births in Alberta Relative Stability In K-3 grades 5 yrs later (2007-2009) Expect an Increase In K-3 grades 5 yrs later (2010-2015) Source: Statistics Canada
Anticipated K-12 Ten Year Growth by Region Projected K-12 Student Growth (2009/10 – 2019/20) 15.7% 15.2% 23.8% 13.7% 21.0% Francophone
Growth will differ by grade (Alberta) 20% Increase 34,816 4% Decrease -6,579 5yrs
What is Known About Alberta’s Teacher Workforce?
Applications Enrollments 5-Year Decline: 23% 5-Year Decline: 7% Enrolment in Teacher Preparation is Declining Applications Enrolments
Teacher Ages (2009/10, All Alberta) 71% 29% Notes: 1.“All Alberta” includes all Public, Charter, Separate, and Francophone authorities. 2.Substitute teachers are excluded (Job Codes 1203 and 3613) 3.Teachers aged 22 or less are included in age 22. Teachers aged 75 or more are included in age 75. 4.FTE is greater than zero (0).
Source: Alberta Teacher Retirement Fund Board Teacher Retirement Outlook
Alberta Early Career Attrition Based on all certificated teachers (excluding substitutes) hired in 1999,2000, and 2001. TRS Database.
Inspiring Educators This project will lead to the development of a strong web-presence and will position Alberta as the best place in Canada to have a teaching career. It will be a “one-stop-shop” for information on teaching and jobs in education in Alberta
CTS Bridge to Teacher Certification Program Bridging Foreign-Prepared Teachers to Certification and Employment Northern Teacher Bursary Community Based Teacher Education Program Rural Practicum Program
Thank you! Dan Ferguson Workforce Planning and Development Branch Dan.email@example.com
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