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Teacher certification

See certification.

Teacher gap

The difference between the number of teachers currently employed and the number needed to ensure education for all learners within defined learner/teacher ratios and other variables.

Teacher Management Information System (TMIS)

As part of an EMIS, or as a stand-alone database, a system designed to collect, manage, process and report individual teacher-level data about a teaching force.

Teacher unions

Organizations of teachers established for protecting or improving, through collective action, the economic and social  status  of their members. In some countries, teachers are members of associations, which act as unions, or are members of education worker unions, which collectively represent different categories of education personnel.

Technical and vocational education and training (TVET)

The acquisition of knowledge and skills for the world of work, often delivered through private public partnerships between industry and education providers.

Turnover rates

The proportion of employees who leave an organization expressed as a percentage of total workforce over a set period (often annually).