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Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin by Barbara Bruns,Javier Luque PDF

By Barbara Bruns,Javier Luque

ISBN-10: 1464801517

ISBN-13: 9781464801518

The seven million lecturers of Latin the USA and the Caribbean (LAC) are the serious actors within the region's efforts to enhance schooling caliber and lift pupil studying degrees, which lag a long way in the back of these of OECD international locations and East Asian international locations resembling China. This e-book files the excessive financial stakes round instructor caliber, benchmarks the present functionality of LAC's academics, and delineates the most important concerns. those comprise low criteria for access into instructor education, terrible caliber education courses which are indifferent from the realities of the study room, unattractive occupation incentives, and susceptible help for lecturers after they are at the job.

New study performed for this record in with regards to 15,000 study rooms in seven diversified LAC international locations - the biggest cross-country research of this sort up to now - presents a first-ever perception into how the region's lecturers practice contained in the lecture room. It files that the common instructor in LAC loses the identical of 1 day of tutorial time a week due to insufficient guidance, over the top time on management (taking attendance, passing out papers) and an incredibly excessive proportion of time bodily absent from the school rooms the place they need to be instructing. lecturers additionally make restricted use of obtainable studying fabrics, espcially these utilizing info and communications know-how (ICT), and are not able to maintain nearly all of their scholars engaged.

The booklet units out the 3 precedence strains of reform had to produce nice academics in LAC: rules to recruit greater lecturers; courses to groom lecturers and increase their talents when they are in provider; and more suitable incentives to inspire academics to accomplish their top all through their profession. In each quarter, the e-book distills the most recent facts from in and out the sector to supply functional counsel to policymakers within the layout of powerful courses and sustainable reforms. a last bankruptcy analyzes the politics of contemporary significant instructor reforms in Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Mexico, chronicling the sought after function of lecturers' unions and the political and communications recommendations that experience underpinned winning reforms.

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