- Teacher pay for performance programmes are on the rise around the world.
- Such incentive programmes are not new – they were used in Australia, Britain and Canada as far back as the mid-19th century.
- Teacher pay for performance programmes are intended to target specific objectives, such as improving learner outcomes or accountability. They are usually, but not necessarily, financial in nature.
- The design and implementation of teacher pay for performance programmes are crucial, since research has shown that they do not always increase teacher motivation to improve output.
- There are many variables that need to be considered carefully prior to implementing a teacher pay for performance programme in order to boost its chances of success.
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