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The United Nations High-Level Panel on the Teaching Profession Recommendations

published 3 July 2024 updated 3 July 2024

The High-Level Panel on the Teaching Profession was convened by the United Nations Secretary General and brought together academics, ministers of education and labour, former presidents, employers’ organisations, teachers and students and their unions.

The Panel identified 59 recommendations that cover a broad range of topics, including pay, employment conditions and job security; professional practice; gender, equity and diversity; social dialogue and collective bargaining; technology and the future of work in education; and education financing.

This brief summarises the content of the Recommendations, in relation to the thematic areas that are particularly relevant to higher education.