Teaching Careers in Europe: Access, Progression and Support

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Series Details February 2018
Publication Date February 2018
ISBN 978-92-9492-690-6
EC EC-04-18-044-EN-N
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The Eurydice network supports and facilitates European cooperation in the field of lifelong learning by providing information on education systems and policies in 38 countries and by producing studies on issues common to European education systems.

It consists of:

+ 42 national units based in 38 countries participating in the Erasmus+ programme (28 Member States, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey)
+ a coordinating unit based in the EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in BrusselsAt a time when the importance of teachers is becoming increasingly apparent, what are the main challenges in the teaching profession related to supply and demand? How do education systems address these issues? How does one qualify to be a teacher? What support is available once qualified? What are the career opportunities in this profession?

The comparative overview of national policies on teacher careers across Europe, which covers 43 European education systems, provides an analysis of different aspects of the teaching profession. The report focuses on primary and general secondary education. The main themes include: forward planning and main challenges in teacher supply and demand, entry to the teaching profession and teacher mobility, continuing professional development and support, career development, and teacher appraisal.

Source Link http://dx.publications.europa.eu/10.2797/309510
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European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2018. Teaching Careers in Europe: Access, Progression and Support . https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/eurydice/index.php/Publications:Teaching_Careers_in_Europe:_Access,_Progression_and_Support

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