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    Early Childhood Education

    Education International

    ECE on the global agenda While ECE has quite a long history in some countries, it is relatively new as an educational service in many others. The World Declaration on Education for All (EFA) at Jomtien, Thaïland, in 1990, introduced the idea that “learning begins at birth”, anchor...

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    Quality-Ed project

    Education International

    Guidelines towards the development of teacher competence profiles Following the above pilots and an international study on teacher competencies and standards, EI and Oxfam Novib recently developed ‘Guidelines Towards a Competence Profile for Primary Teachers’. The guidelines are designe...

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    Africa:

    Education International

    Sierra Leone: caps on recruitment Teacher absenteeism in Sierra Leone varies from 10 per cent to 40 per cent. The government’s cap on teacher recruitment has led to classrooms being left without any teacher or staffed by unpaid and unqualified teachers. Teachers are engaged by school managers...

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