In their first 5 years of teaching, 70% of teachers indicate that they have imposter syndrome. More than 40% of teachers leave the profession within the first 5 years.
There is arguably a correlation here, but is there a causal pathway between imposter syndrome and the current teacher shortage crisis in education?
We’ve been listening to the world’s most influential brands. There are 8 skills they hire against. One of those skills is being reflective.
The team from Meta joined us on camera recently to discuss how being reflective helps them confront self doubt and continue to evolve in the midst of challenge and uncertainty. As Tom Dowuona-Hyde so reassuringly puts it, “nobody knows what they’re doing, the people you admire are still winging it to some degree.”
We made this course for teachers called Imposter Syndrome, Ego and Learn as we Go with Meta. Here’s one of the module introductions.