Session 4A: Teacher System and Policy for the Disadvantage Groups
- Ms. Marjo Vesalainen, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland
- Ms. Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland
- Mr. Dexter N. Pante, Department of Education, Philippines
- Ms. Wei Wang, Department of Teacher Education, Ministry of Education, China
Moderator: Ms. Aarti Saihjee, UNICEF Thailand
Scope: Effective teacher policy and structure are vital for the reinforcement of the roles and performance of teachers in the education system. They ensure that teachers will be able to perform their duties and tasks to provide quality teaching with healthy lives and well-being. This session gives an overview of the teacher system and policies that are specifically developed to support teachers of marginalized children. Various aspects of teacher educator’s strategies will be taken into consideration, such as teacher recruitment and deployment, salaries and additional incentives for teachers in remote areas or teachers of students requiring special attention and care. This session is suitable for policy-makers, government officials and teacher educators.