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Africa:

Guenay Ulutuncok, laif / Reporters.be, 2012

Sierra Leone: caps on recruitment Teacher absenteeism in Sierra Leone varies from 10 per cent to 40 per cent. The government’s cap on teacher recruitment has led to classrooms being left without any teacher or staffed by unpaid and unqualified teachers. Teachers are engaged by school managers and principals, but have not ...

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Reforming teacher education in Indonesia:

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In particular, the Government has strived to increase Indonesian students’ performance on international student assessment tests to meet that of its neighbours and economic competitors, such as Malaysia and China. Teachers are increasingly being held accountable for poor student performance. As a result, the Government has...

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Gambia:

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Meet-The-Teacher Tour The GTU leadership regularly embarks on member-education campaigns, recruitment drives and a Meet-The-Teacher Tour (MTT), to meet with teachers at their workplaces and discuss issues pertaining to their welfare and living conditions. The objectives of the MTT are: To assess the working and living co...

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Teachers exercising leadership

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For many teachers, that initial sense of vocation can become tarnished as they experience the reality of teaching in schools, and within educational systems, that are not necessarily designed or equipped to enable teachers’ professionalism to flourish.  In the early 1990s Michael Fullan argued for “a conception ...

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