The challenges of teaching in emergency settings
Presentation by Carlos Vargas Tames, Chief of Section for Teacher Development at UNESCO and Head of the TTF Secretariat, at the online event Teacher education in emergencies to support attraction and well-being to celebrate World Teachers Day held on 6 October 2023. The session led by the Teacher Task Force explored the unique challenges of teaching and learning, strengthening the attractiveness of the teaching profession and retention of teachers in emergency contexts. It presented some examples of teachers’ professional development and digital tools to support the teaching process in emergencies, enhance attractiveness and ensure continuity of education and access to quality distance learning. This presentation gives an overview of attractiveness of the teaching profession in emergencies.