Next steps in managing teacher migration: papers of the sixth commonwealth research symposium on teacher mobility, recruitment and migration

The Sixth Commonwealth Teachers’ Research Symposium brought together education researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to share experiences from developed and developing countries both within and outside the Commonwealth. This collection of papers from the event examines current trends in teacher migration, including education in emergencies, forced migration and pan-African migration, in line with the current global… Read more

Education issue brief 5: refugee teacher management

This Brief provides basic planning and programming recommendations for managing refugee teachers, and is geared particularly towards camp settings where teachers are being recruited directly from refugee communities. The Brief is intended for anyone who is responsible for recruitment, management and/or training of teachers in refugee settings, including UNHCR, NGO, Ministry of Education or national… Read more

Teacher development and student well-being

Over the past decade humanitarian actors have focused attention and resources on developing education as a specific intervention aimed at mitigating psychosocial distress affecting children during war. Of particular importance in this effort is support for teachers. The importance of teachers in children’s lives dramatically increases in situations affected by armed conflict: children may have… Read more

Building effective teacher salary systems in fragile and conflict-affected states

An effective and efficient teacher salary system is one of the most important elements of a high quality education system in any country. This report provides practitioners with a clear framework for assessing teacher salary systems in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS). The framework has been developed by the authors based on general public financial management… Read more