Teacher Labor Markets Trends Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Literature Review
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of the education system, including teacher recruitment, retention and hiring. More than three years since schools first closed their doors, newly available data and research are beginning to provide insights into the ways that the pandemic changed the landscape of the teacher workforce.
In this brief, we review the findings of published surveys and research studies exploring teacher labor market trends right before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.