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Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Target 4.c: By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing States
Indicator 4.c.1: Proportion of teachers with the minimum required qualifications, by education level
|Definition and concepts||
A teacher is trained if they have received at least the minimum organized pedagogical teacher training pre-service and in-service required for teaching at the relevant level in a given country.
|Unit of measure||
Educational Management Information System (EMIS)
Ghana’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report, 2020
Ministry of Education (MoE)
National Development Planning Committee (NDPC)
Teachers play a key role in ensuring the quality of education provided. Ideally all teachers should receive adequate, appropriate and relevant pedagogical training to teach at the chosen level of education and be academically well-qualified in the subject(s) they are expected to teach. This indicator measures the share of the teaching work force which is pedagogically well-trained. A high value indicates that students are being taught by teachers who are pedagogically well-trained to teach.
|Data availability and disaggregation||
The data is disaggregated by type of sector and education level.
|Metadata last updated||Nov 14, 2022|