Teachers for Rural Schools: Experiences in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda

Teachers for Rural Schools: Experiences in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821374795
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Publication date: 04/25/2008
Series: Africa Human Development Series
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Abbreviations     xiii
Executive Summary     1
Challenges and Issues     1
Deployment of Teachers to Rural Schools     2
Teacher Utilization     4
Teacher Management     5
Promising Solutions     6
Teacher Deployment, Utilization, and Management: Policy and Practice     8
The Problem of Rural Schools     10
Getting Teachers to Rural Schools: Deployment Issues     11
Teacher Utilization     26
Teacher Management     31
Summary of Key Issues     36
Note     40
Country Report: Lesotho     41
Teacher Demand and Supply     41
Teacher Deployment     50
Teacher Utilization     52
Teacher Management     53
Summary of Key Issues     55
Country Report: Malawi     57
The Teaching Force     57
Teacher Recruitment and Deployment     67
Teacher Utilization     71
Teacher Management     72
Summary of Key Issues     74
Country Report: Mozambique     75
Teacher Demandand Supply     76
Teacher Deployment     82
Teacher Utilization     87
Teacher Management     89
Summary of Key Issues     91
Country Report: Tanzania     92
Key Components of Education Reform     93
Teacher Deployment and Utilization     96
Teacher Management     98
Summary of Key Issues     99
Country Report: Uganda     101
Teacher Deployment     104
Teacher Utilization     105
Teacher Management     106
Summary of Key Issues     109
References     110
Index     113
Boxes
Example of a Teacher Deployment Dilemma     21
The Challenge of Efficient Utilization in Small Schools     27
Figures
Gross Enrollment Rate in Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1960-2002     9
Number of Teachers Recruited Annually, 1985-2004     42
Estimated Demand for and Supply of Trained Teachers, 2005-15     64
Student Distribution by Level of Education, 1992-99     76
Teacher Salaries at the N4 Level, 1992-99     81

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