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School Leaders’ Preferences on School Location in Sierra Leone: An individual and school-level study [Technical Report]Espinoza-Revollo, P., Ramirez, A., Atherton, P., & Mackintosh, A. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
Attracting qualified teachers to remote areas is a challenge in Sierra Leone. The pupil-to-qualified-teacher ratio in rural areas is 76:1, rising to 83:1 for schools located more than 15 km away from urban centres — well above the national target of 40:1. As equitable teacher deployment is crucial to ensure high-quality education, the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) aims to increase the deployment of qualified teachers to the most remote areas of the country. This paper describes a...
School-to-school mobility patterns and retention rates of payroll teachers in Sierra Leone [HLR3 Output]Espinoza-Revollo, P., Ali, Y., Garrod, O., … Haßler, B. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org
School-to-School Mobility Patterns and Retention Rates of Payroll Teachers in Sierra Leone (Working Paper No. 48)Espinoza-Revollo, P., Ali, Y., Garrod, O., … Haßler, B. - 2023 - EdTech Hub
This report is one of several on the research project on the Impact of GIS-Supported Teacher Allocation in Sierra Leone. Recent studies from this series have shown that being put on the government payroll can incentivise teachers to relocate to remote areas of the country. There is a concern, however, that being put on the payroll does not necessarily ensure the retention of teachers in these areas and that teachers will soon move to locations they consider more favourable. As there is no...
Where do teachers go, and where do they stay?Lurvink, A.-F., Espinoza-Revollo, P., Ali, Y., … Godwin, K. - 2023, March