ERIC Number: ED069611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Training Recruitment and Utilization of Teachers in Primary and Secondary Education.
This document, developed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), concerns the training, recruitment, and utilization of teachers in primary and secondary education. Following an introductory section, this report is divided into three parts: The characteristics and shortcomings of teacher supply (1950-65), teacher recruitment and utilization policy, and the change in teacher training standards. Part one covers the main factors affecting the demand for teachers, teacher supply, the characteristics and measurement of scarcity, specific consequences of recruitment difficulties, international developments, and the role of the teaching profession in the development and utilization of highly skilled manpower. The second part develops the recruitment of and sources for recruitment of teachers, teacher status and recruitment, and the utilization of teachers and the improvement of teaching efficiency. The third part concerns new principles guiding training programs and trends in standards of initial training for primary, general secondary, and technical education teachers as well as continuing professional training. General conclusions, outlining the framework of a recruitment policy for teaching staff, are presented. (MJM)
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Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).