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  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • 2018
  • 293
  • 3.88 MB
  • pdf

Getting the right teachers into the right schools: managing India's teacher workforce

This study analyzes whether the Indian government is able to recruit and deploy teachers where necessary, whether practices are informed by policies, and if all of this is being done in a transparent manner. It covers the following areas: recruitment policies and practices; deployment and redeployment (postings and transfers) policies and practices; salary, non-salary benefits, and related service conditions (pensions and other long-term benefits); physical working conditions of teachers; roles, duties, and responsibilities of teachers; avenues for professional growth and management of teacher in-service training; autonomy, accountability, and appraisal systems that are in place; and teachers’ rights, grievance redressal mechanism (through a desk review of legal cases resolved in the past five years), and mandate of teachers’ unions.