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Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers

Adopted in Paris on 5 October 1966 by the Special Intergovernmental Conference on the Status of Teachers, convened by UNESCO, in cooperation with the ILO.

IV. Educational objectives and policies

10. Appropriate measures should be taken in each country to the extent necessary to formulate comprehensive educational policies consistent with the Guiding Principles, drawing on all available resources, human and otherwise. In so doing, the competent authorities should take account of the consequences for teachers of the following principles and objectives:

9. all educational planning should include at each stage early provision for the training, and the further training, of sufficient numbers of fully competent and qualified teachers of the country concerned who are familiar with the life of their people and able to teach in the mother tongue;

Note: The full text of the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers is available at http://www.ei-ie.org/ressourc/english/erec1966.htm


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