The Resource Incentives to Improve Teaching : Lessons from Latin America

Incentives to Improve Teaching : Lessons from Latin America

Label
Incentives to Improve Teaching : Lessons from Latin America
Title
Incentives to Improve Teaching
Title remainder
Lessons from Latin America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Latin America faces tremendous challenges, particularly those of development, poverty, and inequality. Education is widely recognized as one of the most critical means of defeating these challenges. Democratizing education, by improving both its coverage and quality, is critical to overcoming the social and economic inequality that plagues Latin America. Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to learn critical skills at both primary and secondary level is paramount to overcoming skill barriers that perpetuate underdevelopment and poverty. A growing body of evidence supports the intuit
Member of
Cataloging source
PUL
Dewey number
331.2/813711/0098
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2844.L29
LC item number
I53 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Directions in development
Label
Incentives to Improve Teaching : Lessons from Latin America
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Improving teaching and learning through effective incentives : lessons from education reforms in Latin America / Emiliana Vegas and Ilana Umansky -- A literature review of teacher quality and incentives : theory and evidence / Ilana Umansky -- Are teachers well paid in Latin America and the Caribbean? : relative wage and structure of returns of teachers / Werner Hernani-Limartino -- Teacher's salary structure and incentives in Chile / Alejandra Mizala and Pilar Romaguera -- Educational finance equalization, spending and teacher quality, and student outcomes : the case of Brazil's FUNDEF / Nora Gordon and Emiliana Vegas -- Arbitrary variation in teacher salaries : an analysis of teacher pay in Bolivia / Miguel Urquiola and Emiliana Vegas
  • Teacher and principal incentives in Mexico / Patrick J. McEwan and Lucrecia Santibáñez -- Decentralization of education, teacher behavior, and outcomes : the case of El Salvador's EDUCO program / Yasuyuki Sawada and Andrew B. Ragatz -- Teacher effort and schooling outcomes in rural Honduras / Emanuela di Gropello and Jeffery H. Marshall -- Teacher incentives and student achievement in Nicaraguan autonomous schools / Caroline E. Parker -- Political economy, incentives, and teachers' unions : case studies in Chile and Peru / Luis Crouch
Control code
ocm61363491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 435 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821362167
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21417532
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61363491
  • pebcs0821362151

Library Locations

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