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Teacher training and student achievement in less developed countries

Torsten HusГ©n

Teacher training and student achievement in less developed countries

by Torsten HusГ©n

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teachers -- Training of -- Developing countries.,
  • Academic achievement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementprepared by Torsten Husén, Lawrence J. Saha, Richard Noonan.
    SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- no. 310.
    ContributionsSaha, Lawrence J., Noonan, Richard D.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973664M
    ISBN 100821394134

    of low student achievement. This is the case, for example, in Guatemala, Brazil, and Colombia teachers in several Latin American countries have less formal schooling on average, a useful though P.J. McEwan /Teaching and Teacher Education 15 () } In fact, a total of million new teachers will be needed by for there to be universal primary education. As of today, teachers in developing countries are few and far between. When there are educators available, they are often assigned to oversized classes – on average with a ratio of forty students to one teacher.

    Teacher-preparation programs provide educators-to-be with the tools, mentors, and hands-on experience they'll need once they begin their career. Great teachers help create great students. In fact, research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing student achievement, so it is critical Author: Edutopia. Teacher Salary, Teacher Quality and Student Achievement in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan Chunling Hu August A Monograph in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts Approvals: ICE/IEAPA Master’s Program Director: _____ Christine Min Wotipka, Ph.D., dateFile Size: KB.

    International achievement studies focus on the collection and analysis of cross-national information. Two kinds of information usually are collected: • data on student achievement in particular subject areas at particular ages and stages of schooling; and • background information including characteristics of students, teachers and Size: 1MB. For 5th grade students, Angrist and Lavy find a student increase in class size explains a percent drop in the average student’s reading comprehension scores and percent drop in math scores. Angrist and Lavy do not find statistically significant effects of class size for third graders, possibly due to test-score training that year.


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Teacher training and student achievement in less developed countries by Torsten HusГ©n Download PDF EPUB FB2

Research in less developed countries (LDCs) which investigate teacher training variables and student achievement. The systematic search through bibliographic and institutional resources located 32 legitimate and valid empirical studies of student achievement which.

generation of studies used student-level two-year test-score gains and richer sets of teacher training variables to evaluate the impact of teacher training on student achievement.

The state of the literature through the year has been extensively reviewed by Wayne and Youngs (). trial (RCT) in Mongolia on the impact of in-service teacher training and books, both as separate educational inputs and as a package.

The study tests for the complementarity of inputs and non-linearity of returns from investment in education as measured by students’ test scores in five Size: 1MB. conditions of entry to teacher training colleges in randomly selected countries and the educational achievements of their 15 year old students.

Comparative analysis correlates entry requirements to teacher colleges in the developed countries and developing countries. The research includes Finland, Japan, Korea and Singapore as developed File Size: KB.

A subsequent generation of studies used student-level two-year test-score gains and richer sets of teacher training variables to evaluate the impact of teacher training on student achievement. The state of the literature through the year has been extensively reviewed by Wayne and Youngs () as well as by Rice,Wilson and Floden Cited by:   Teacher coaching has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional models of professional development.

We review the empirical literature on teacher coaching and conduct meta-analyses to estimate the mean effect of coaching programs on teachers’ instructional practice and students’ academic by: In most developing countries, few children graduate from secondary school and many don’t even finish primary school.

In Ghana, for example, only 50 percent of children complete grade 5, and of those, less than half can comprehend a simple paragraph. The UNESCO program Education for All, which as. matter preparation, quality of a teacher’s undergraduate college, test scores.

Yet it seems that teachers holding master’s degrees are not more effective (Ehrenberg and Brewer,; Clotfelter, Ladd and Vigdor, ). Few studies have specified the impact of professional training in developed Size: KB. This study examines the student achievement of 36 developed countries in the context of teacher cognitive skills.

This study finds substantial differences in teacher cognitive skills across countries that are strongly related to student performance. The study, released in three phases in anddrew on a variety of sources, including reviews of mainly qualitative literature, research on teacher learning in developed countries, surveys Author: Anthony Rebora.

Author(s): Husen,T; Saha,L J; Noonan,R Title(s): Teacher training and student achievement in less developed countries/ T. Husen, L.J. Saha, R.

Noonan. Teachers’ Pedagogical Knowledge and the Teaching Profession Background Report and Project Objectives teacher quality is an important factor in determining gains in student achievement, even after accounting for prior student learning and family background characteristics.

or years of experience. Another, less studied, indicator of File Size: KB. Strategies to Improve All Students’ Mathematics Learning and Achievement 4EDC | Five Key Characteristics of Effective Diversity Training for Teachers by Eden Badertscher, PhD Research shows that diversity training helps teachers improve student achievement and work more effectively with families.

Yet teacher preparation. The World Bank has extensively reviewed research into the relationship between teacher training and student achievement in less developed countries (Husen et al.

) and concluded that teacher characteristics do have a positive effect on student achievement and that teacher training does have an impact on by: 9. Few would argue that advanced teacher training does not make a difference in student achievement.

In fact, Professor William Sanders of the University. curriculum and teacher education can best support effective practices.

However, there is less robust evidence of the way these strategies and practices impact on student learning outcomes, as few studies used baseline and post-tests or school or national student achievement data, and many used greater student engagement and confidence as general.

Teacher motivation: Definition, research development and implications for teachers. Book chapters 7 Teacher motivation & student motiv ation classroom in developed countries. Despite the importance of teacher training in most school districts, there is surpris-ingly little evidence on the effect of teacher training on student achievement.

Indeed, as Angrist and Lavy () pointed out, there seems to have been more research on the impact of teacher training in developing countries than in developed countries.

Full Research Rationale 1 Full Research Rationale teacher qualifications and implications for student achievement in high poverty schools (Working Paper No.

Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 3 Harris, D. N., & Sass, T. Teacher training, teacher quality and student achievement. Journal of Public. See Snapshots archive. Snapshot for April 2, Compared to other countries, U.S.

flunks in teacher pay by Joydeep Roy with research assistance by Lauren Marra Recent research has highlighted the important role of teachers in fostering student achievement. However, the United States lags significantly behind other countries in teacher compensation, which adversely impacts efforts.

Training in these countries is more rigorous, more tied to classroom practice and more often financed by the government than in America. There are also many fewer teacher-training institutions Author: Jal Mehta.levels in Data from other countries, however, show less promising results.

High percentages of teachers perform at or below the levels expected of their students. There is a high demand for English teachers in Latin America. While teacher-training opportunities abound in the region, the quality of training is varied and overall Size: KB. Engagement of students is a key ingredient for raising student achievement, but in a Gallup poll, only about one-third of high-school students reported feeling engaged at .