What are the impacts and cost-effectiveness of strategies to improve performance of untrained and under-trained teachers in the classroom in developing countries?

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This study was funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) as part of a joint call for systematic reviews with the Department for International Development (DFID) of the UK, and the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). They and the policy makers, teacher educators and managers in the education systems sought information on the approaches to increasing the skills of untrained or under-trained teachers (UUTs) in the teacher workforce that are likely to be most effective in low- and middle-income countries and at what cost. This addresses a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Finance; Workforce development; Research; Skills and knowledge; Management; Outcomes; Performance

Keywords: Professional development; Teachers; Cost; Cost effectiveness; Training cost; Systematic review; Skill upgrading; Skill development; Capacity building; Strategic planning; Planning of education and training; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Africa; Middle East; Asia; Oceania; Central America and the Caribbean; South America

Published: London, England: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Centre, Institute of Education, University of London, 2013

Physical description: iii, 119 p.

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ISBN: 9781907345487

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 112.440

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