The graph shows the recruitment percentage of English and French-language teachers from 2001 to 2007 in Ontario, Canada. Referring to the graphs’ trend, the percentage of first-year English language teachers who... considerably dropped while the percentage of French-language teachers who... slightly increased over the mentioned timeframe.
In 2001, the percentage of first-year teachers who taught English and French were roughly equal at 70 percent. There was a dramatic fall of more than 30% in employment of English teachers over two next years. From 2003 to 2005, the percentage of first-year English teachers who... rose slightly by 5 percent, but it experienced a sudden fall for a second time and recorded a minimum amount at 27% in 2007.
On the other hand, after the initial decrease in recruitment of French-language teachers in 2002, there has been an increasing trend in the graduation of French teachers until 2007. The employed teachers of French’s figure gently went down from 70% to 68% in 2006. However, it peaked at 75 percent in 2007.
Between 2001 and 2002, the percentage of newly graduated French and English teachers significantly dropped by fourteen percent. From 2003 to 2005, trends for both groups were similar in terms of a slight upward slope. Afterwards, the figure’s structures were opposite and there was a noticeable difference of 46% between French and English-language teachers recruited in 2007.
Overall, the first-year English teachers faced a dramatic fall to less than 30 percent, while despite some fluctuations, the teachers of French-language were employed on an average of 70 percent over a 6-year-graduation period.