The effects of meritocracy for teachers in Colombia

In 2002 the Colombian government issued the Estatuto de Profesionalización Docente (henceforth EPD), introducing a new code for public school teachers. The EPD implements two main strategies in order to improve the quality of education, first, attract capable individuals to the teaching profession,...

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Autor Principal: Ome, Alejandro
Publicado: Este informe no ha sido editado formalmente 2015
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Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/11445/193
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Sumario:In 2002 the Colombian government issued the Estatuto de Profesionalización Docente (henceforth EPD), introducing a new code for public school teachers. The EPD implements two main strategies in order to improve the quality of education, first, attract capable individuals to the teaching profession, and second, implement recurring evaluations so teachers that are not meeting the expectations are let go and accomplished teachers are promoted.