Published Jul 30, 2022

Yuhua Luo

Suojun Yuan

Longjun Zhou  


As a result of the accelerated urbanization and the improved remunerations of urban teachers, a large number of rural teachers have been pursuing employment in urban areas, resulting in a severe shortage of rural teaching staff. This phenomenon is particularly pronounced in developing countries. Disadvantages in rural school working and living situations such as low pay, poor living conditions, heavy workloads, limited professional development has made teacher recruitment and retention extremely challenging tasks. The unbalanced urban-rural distribution of teachers, especially high-quality teachers, have become barriers to rural education development and further exacerbated the disadvantaged situations of rural students.


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How to Cite
Luo, Y., Yuan, S., & Zhou, L. (2022). How to Retain Rural Preschool Teachers?. Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 11(2), 1473–1475. https://doi.org/10.15354/bece.22.co012