2023 World Teachers' Day fact sheet
World Teachers’ Day 2023 focuses on the need to reverse global teacher shortages, including how to improve the profession’s appeal. This fact sheet aims to highlight new global and regional data on the number of teachers needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. It also explores the issue of attrition as an important factor in projecting future demand, its role in exacerbating teacher shortages and highlights several contributing factors. This analysis in turn can enable countries to develop improved policies that ensure the dignity and value of teaching as well as support and sustain qualified teacher workforces.