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Title Recruiting, retaining, and retraining secondary school teachers and principals in Sub-Saharan Africa / Aidan Mulkeen [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, Africa Region, Human Development Dept., ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 75 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper, 1726-5878 ; no. 99
Africa human development series
World Bank working paper ; no. 99.
Africa Region human development series.
Contents Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; 1. Introduction; 2. Review of the Literature on Secondary Teacher and Principal Recruitment, Retention, and Retraining; List of Figures; List of Tables; 3. Field Study of Secondary Teachers, Principals, and Decisionmakers; 4. Recommendations; References
Summary 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
Notes "Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA), Africa Region Human Development Department."
"Aidan Mulkeen, David W. Chapman, Joan G. DeJaeghere, Elizabeth Leu."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-75)
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Subject High school teachers -- Recruiting -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Teacher turnover -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Prevention
High school teachers -- In-service training -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
High school teachers -- Job satisfaction -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
High school principals -- Recruiting -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
High school principals -- In-service training -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
High school principals -- Job satisfaction -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Employee retention -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
Labor turnover -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
High school teachers.
Teacher turnover -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
EDUCATION -- Secondary.
Teacher turnover
Employee retention
High school principals -- In-service training
High school teachers
High school teachers -- In-service training
High school teachers -- Job satisfaction
Labor turnover
Ensino médio (recursos humanos;captação) -- África.
Prática de ensino -- África.
Formação de professores -- África.
Professores de ensino médio -- África.
Sub-Saharan Africa
Form Electronic book
Author Mulkeen, Aidan.
World Bank. Africa Regional Office. Human Development Department.
LC no. 2007297493
ISBN 9780821370667