This working paper is based on country case studies of Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Madagascar, Tanzania, and Uganda, and an extensive literature review. In many parts of Africa, the demand for secondary teachers substantially exceeds the supply, due to factors such as secondary teacher attrition, bottlenecks in the teacher preparation system, and perceived unattractive conditions of service. Few countries have strong policies, strategies, and programs for recruiting able secondary school graduates to secondary teaching. The paper suggests several critical and promising areas for improvement in th.Incentives to encourage the government to employ contract teachers as part of the civil service teaching force may ... Review of policies on the selection of principals and the establishment of professional criteria would help ensure better anbsp;...
|Title||:||Recruiting, Retaining, and Retraining Secondary School Teachers and Principals in Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2007-01-01|