Is money the solution to the teacher supply crisis?
Author(s): Beng Huat See*
Financial incentives and other monetary inducements have been widely used to address the shortage of teachers in many countries. Despite heavy investments in such policies, shortages in some geographical regions and subjects persist. This short commentary summarizes the findings of a comprehensive systematic review of international re- search to find evidence of what works in attracting and recruiting teachers. The results suggest that money does help but it is not a long-term solution... Read More»