69 million teachers needed to better world education – UN
Biggest staffing gaps in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia
World Teachers’ Day celebrations held at Lugogo Cricket Oval
The United Nations has warned that about 69 million teachers need to be recruited around the world by 2030 if international pledges on education are to be kept.
UNESCO there is a massive shortage of teachers required to meet the promise of primary and secondary places for all children.
The biggest gaps in staffing are noted to be in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. Teachers in Uganda are marking World Teachers’ Day celebrations at Lugogo Cricket Oval, here in Kampala.