http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fKag1zsmmFA/TmhpGfmaPZI/AAAAAAAAADE/l2BFF4kPiY8/s1600/Bandeau904x81.pngBy Eric Charbonnier and Etienne Albiser. Can increasing the salaries of teachers lead to better learning outcomes? Does reducing class size have a positive effect on learning outcomes? Given the current background of tight public budgets, governments seeking to ensure value for money must ask themselves these questions before increasing the salary cost of teacher per student, as teachers account for a major part of education expenditure.
The latest edition of Education Indicators in Focus highlights that the salary cost of teacher per student is a combination of four factors: teachers’ salary, class size, the number of teaching hours in front of a classroom and the number of hours of instruction received by students. Read more...