Teacher shortage

An adequate provision of teachers can be limited by different factors. The following pages deal with some of the most common root causes:

  • Recruitment of new teachers fails due to:
    • Inadequate monetary and non-monetary incentives.
      * For more on this subject, consult Policy page Teacher benefits
    • A lack of appropriate candidates entering the teaching profession.
      * For more on this subject, consult Policy page Appropriate candidates
  • The country, or regions within the country, have teacher gaps due to high attrition rates or ineffective distribution of teachers to certain regions, despite sufficient number of trained teachers overall.
    * For more on this subject, consult Policy page Teachers deployment and retention

Updated on 2021-08-09

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