TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION ON TURNOVER: EVIDENCE FROM SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS
The purpose of the study is to observe the perception of senior high school teachers on turnover in the Asutifi north and south districts in the Ahafo region of Ghana. The specific objectives of the study were; to identify the factors that contribute to turnover among senior high school teachers in the districts, examine the perceived effects of turnover on teaching and learning. The study adopted a quantitative approach and a descriptive survey design. A total sample of 213 respondents was selected from the four public senior high schools in the districts, using stratified and simple random sampling techniques. A structured questionnaire was developed to collect data. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. It is expected that the findings and the recommendations of this study would be of benefit to human resource managers and administrators of schools and other stakeholders in education including governmental, non-governmental, and private institutions, academicians, and general business persons. Information from this research would be of use to policymakers and administrators in the education sector in Ghana and in particular Asutifi north and south districts. In a way that will assist them to identify the causes of teacher turnover. Perceived effects of turnover on teaching and learning in senior high schools, since the work has been done on the topic in the districts. It will also serve as a source of reference for future researchers.