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Perú : Informe de Progreso Educativo
Sustainable Development Goal for Education cannot advance without more Teachers
New projections, released on World Teachers’ Day by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), show that massive teacher shortages will continue to deny millions of children the right to primary education without renewed ...
Initial Teacher Education and Continuing Training Policies in a Comparative Perspective : Current Practices in OECD Countries and a Literature Review on Potential Effects
To design policies that allow to educate and train teachers, capable of helping students to acquire the competencies needed to evolve in today‘s societies and labour markets is an amazing challenge. In today‘s context, ...
Gaps in Cognitive and Socio-Emotional Development between Public and Private School Children in Peru’s Urban Areas
(The Privatisation in Education Research Initiative, 2015)
This study aims to identify and analyze gaps in cognitive and socio-emotional development between public and private school children in Peru’s urban areas. The study uses data from the Young Lives (YL) study and has a mixed ...
Markets in Education : An Analytical Review of Empirical Research on Market Mechanisms in Education
In the last three decennia, many governments have introduced market mechanisms in education. They have done so by enhancing parental choice and encouraging school competition, through policies like abolishing catchment ...
Merit Pay Programs for Improving Teacher Retention, Teacher Satisfaction, and Student Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education : A Systematic Review
(The Campbell Collaboration, 2014-07)
In general, the challenge for compensation reform is that the theory makes intuitive sense–rewarding more effective teachers with additional compensation can retain those effective teachers, encourage others to become more ...
Teacher Demand and Supply : Improving Teaching Quality and Addressing Teacher Shortages
This paper provides an extensive review of the most relevant issues involved in the management of teacher demand and supply at the pre-tertiary level. First, it proposes a conceptual framework for distinguishing among, ...
Teacher Quality and Learning Outcomes in Kindergarten
The report assigned two cohorts of kindergarten students, totaling more than 24,000 children, to teachers within schools with a rule that is as-good-as-random. The authors collected data on children at the beginning of the ...
A place to learn : lessons from research on learning environments
(UNESCO. UIS, 2012)
This report was originally drafted as part of an activity undertaken by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics for the purpose of informing the international education community on new pathways for assessing and improving the ...
Brazil : Higher Education Sector Study, Volume 1
(World Bank, 2000-06)
The Government of Brazil is analyzing options for improving and restructuring higher education over the next two to three decades. At the request of the Minister for Education, Mr. Paulo Renato, the Bank undertook an ...