Shift in South Korean Teacher Evaluation Policy

The US is not the only nation looking at making changes to how teachers are evaluated. In an effort to improve teacher quality and encourage parents to have more children, the South Korean Ministry
of Education is preparing to implement a new teacher evaluation system
which will annually designate high-performing teachers and provide them with incentives including promotion and opportunities to study abroad. The system will also give indication to education
officials which teachers require support. The next step is to develop uniform evaluation methods for teachers, and then pilot the new system with kindergarten …

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