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UNESCO: 10 million teacher must be recruited by 2015 to ensure access to universal primary education

UNESCO, 5 October 2009: On the occasion of World Teachers Day, UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura draws attention to world teacher shortage.

According to figures released by UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics, 10.3 million teachers must be recruited by 2015 - 1.3 million teachers each year for the next eight years - to provide universal education.

 

Source: UNESCO

 

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