What makes teachers satisfied with their profession?

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This article presents an analysis of the level of job satisfaction declared by Brazilian teachers in lower secondary schools. The research was based on results of a comparative survey conducted in 24 countries. This study identifies school factors that are associated with teachers’ job satisfaction and provides some reflections on the impact of the evidence found in the research considering the debate regarding teacher profession and educational policies in Brazil. 

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Capistrano, D., & Cirotto, A. C. (2014). What makes teachers satisfied with their profession?. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 22, 123. https://doi.org/10.14507/epaa.v22.1516
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Daniel Capistrano, National Institute for Education Research and Studies

PhD in Social Sciences from University of Brasilia and Researcher at the National Institute for Educational Research and Studies.

Ana Carolina Cirotto, Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais

Policy advisor and Coordinator of International Comparative Statistics at the National Institute for Educational Research and Studies.