INEE guidance notes on teacher compensation in fragile states, situations of displacement and post-crisis recovery

The INEE Guidance Notes on Teacher Compensation in Fragile States, Situations of Displacement and PostCrisis Recovery (INEE Guidance Notes) were developed to address this critical challenge to quality education, and as such, provide a suggested framework for compensating teachers. They are organised around three themes: policy and coordination of teacher compensation; the management and financial aspects… Read more

Primary Education Support Programme (PESP) in Tanzania Case Study Report

This the full case study report on the Primary Education Support Project (PESP) in Tanzania.  This was a two-year (2011/12-2013/14) project aiming to procure and distribute books and desks to all primary schools in Tanzania mainland. PESP aims at improving the quality of primary education by providing necessary inputs in schools. Overall this was a successful… Read more

Getting teachers back to the classroom. A systematic review on what works to improve teacher attendance in developing countries

This article reports on a systematic review of research on the effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing teacher attendance in developing countries. After a comprehensive search process, nine studies met the inclusion criteria. Pooled effects sizes of included studies were estimated (with the exception of three studies that had unavailable information to calculate their effect… Read more

Child Friendly Inclusive Teaching

A rights-based, child-friendly school has two basic characteristics: it is child-seeking and child-centred.  Teachers are the single most important factor in creating an effective and inclusive classroom. Child-friendly schools aim to develop a learning environment in which children are motivated and able to learn. Staff members are friendly and welcoming to children and attend to… Read more

Impact of Teacher Training on Students’ Learning Outcomes

While there is extensive literature on teacher quality, teacher education and training, most of it focuses on emphasising the extent of the problem, their importance, how they might be developed or delivered. A few others mention programmes that have been conducted in various countries. There is very little literature that focuses specifically on the impacts… Read more