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Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 4:03 AM
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Teacher Policy Development Guide - English (Teacher Policy Development Guide - English)
Glossary: Glossary
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Deployment

The placement or allocation of teachers to positions within an education system and across a region or nation.


De-skilling

The process by which highly skilled, well-trained teachers are replaced by less- or un-skilled teachers with less, minimal or no professional training, resulting in the lowering of educational standards and the status of the profession.


Direct discrimination

Less favourable treatment explicitly or implicitly based on one or more prohibited grounds, including ethnicity, race, religion, political opinion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, national extraction, social origin (including caste), circumstances of birth or on the grounds of membership in a group or organization.