Compensation

Teacher Pay in Latin America & the Caribbean

Teacher Pay in Latin America & the Caribbean
Teachers are an essential component in the success of any education system. High-quality teachers are critical to student learning, and competitive salaries are one of the most effective ways to attract and retain effective teachers. However, teachers in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region have fewer opportunities for salary raises compared with employees in other sectors, and the raises they do receive are often small relative to their compensation.

All work and low pay: Why we need to pay more attention to the early childhood workforce

Home visitors, along with child care workers, preschool teachers, community health workers, nurses and many others, are on the frontlines of ECD programs, but they’re also at the center of many challenges being faced as programs look to reach more children and improve the quality of their services.