Item description for Education and Training Policy Teachers Matter: Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
Teachers Matter provides a comprehensive, international analysis of trends and developments in the teacher workforce in 25 countries around the world; research on attracting, developing and retaining effective teachers; innovative and successful policies and practices that countries have implemented; and teacher policy options for countries to consider.
While documenting many areas of concern about teachers and teaching, the report also provides positive examples of where policies are making a difference. It spotlights countries where teachers' social standing is high, and where there are more qualified applicants than vacant posts. Even in countries where shortages have been a concern, there are recent signs of increased interest in teaching, and policy initiatives appear to be taking effect.
At a time when many countries are facing an ageing teaching workforce and having trouble attracting new recruits, this book provides insights into how governments can successfully deal with these issues.
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Studio: OECD Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.4" Width: 7.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 28, 2005
Publisher Org. for Economic Cooperation & Development
ISBN 9264018026 ISBN13 9789264018020
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