Promote the status of the teaching profession, improve professional standards and terms and working conditions, and counter de-professionalisation trends

  • Initiate a global discussion on the future of the teaching profession; strengthen the Global Network for Teaching Quality and Effectiveness
  • Counter the employment of unqualified teachers, the erosion of teachers’ professional autonomy, the use of high stakes standardised methods of evaluating students, repressive forms of teacher evaluation and other de-professionalisation trends
  • Support effective recruitment and retention programs as a core strategy to reach EFA targets and improving educational quality, including quality training and upgrading programs for unqualified and under-qualified teachers and improve school and institutional leadership
  • Develop international standards for education and qualifications, terms and conditions of employment and the status of the teaching profession; promote the Declaration on Professional Ethics

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