The Sixth Commonwealth Teachers’ Research Symposium brought together education researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to share experiences from developed and developing countries both within and outside the Commonwealth. This collection of papers from the event examines current trends in teacher migration, including education in emergencies, forced migration and pan-African migration, in line with the current global focus on education in conflict affected countries.Co-published with UNESCO.
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About the Author
Jonathan Penson is Adviser (Education) in the Social Transformation Programmes Division at the Commonwealth Secretariat.Akemi Yonemura is Program Specialist at UNESCO-IICBA.
Table of ContentsForeword—Arnaldo Nhavoto and Sylvia Anie Introduction—Jonathan Penson and Akemi Yonemura Migration and development: Key issues for consideration—Constance Vigilance The global response to teacher preparation and recruitment: The Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol experiment—Michael Omolewa The need for teachers: An Ethiopian case study—Theodros Shewarget, Theresa Wolde-Yohannes and Akemi Yonemura A continental teacher recruitment protocol in Africa: Key considerations from the Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol—James Keevy Revisiting the implementation of the Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol: Furthering implementation and addressing critical steps in the recruitment process—Kimberly Ochs Managing teacher recruitment and migration: A case study of the Barbados experience—Roderick Rudder Zimbabwean education professionals in South Africa: Motives for migration—Sadhana Manik Where have all the teachers gone? Why there are never any teachers in Africa’s refugee camps and what we can do about it—Barry Sesnan Teacher migration and education in conflict and post-conflict countries: Experience from Somalia—Christophe Mononye Teacher attrition in Wolaita: The cases of Bolosso Sore and Damot Gale—Michael Daniel Ambatchew The role of historically black colleges and universities and teacher migration—Helen Bond Challenges facing Higher Education in the Southern African Development Community—Louis J. van der Westhuizen Beyond the Commonwealth Teacher Recruitment Protocol: Next steps in managing teacher migration in education in emergencies—Jonathan Penson, Akemi Yonemura, Barry Sesnan, Kimberly Ochs and Casmir Chanda