Why teachers are key to education reform worldwide

09/19/2011 | Economist (free content), The

As more countries consider ways to improve and reform education, the top priority should be ensuring schools have quality teachers, according to this analysis. The article also demonstrates the potential benefits of decentralised education systems, which have benefited Ontario, Canada and Poland. Free schools, however, which have taken off in the United Kingdom, might not be the solution to turning around schools. Instead, Finland and South Korea have focused on recruiting and retaining quality teachers -- and have been better off for it.

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