Focus is on preschool teachers in Ukraine amid critical reforms

The Early Childhood Workforce Initiative launches the second study in a series which examines the experiences and challenges faced by members of the early childhood workforce. The lessons-learned from this series aim to help policymakers and others strengthen and support those working with young children and their families. Today, the Initiative launches a report focused on preschool teachers in Ukraine authored by researchers at Results for Development, the Ukrainian Step by Step Foundation, and the Institute for Education Development.

Analysis – Developing the early years workforce: what does the evidence tell us?

Developing the early years workforce
Despite the difficulty in identifying exactly which specific qualifications and characteristics make for highly-qualified staff, both researchers and practitioners tend to agree that a highly qualified workforce is crucial for high-quality provision.

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.