The challenge of teacher shortage and quality: Have we succeeded in getting enough quality teachers into classrooms?


This paper is jointly released by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) and the UNESCO Education Sector at the 12th Session of the Joint ILO/UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART) in Paris (April 2015). It addresses the challenge of recruiting and training quality teachers, using country administrative data collected by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) since 1999 and information from a variety of other sources.