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TEACHING STAFF

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Definition:
Teaching staff refer to professional personnel directly involved in teaching students, including classroom teachers; special education teachers; and other teachers who work with students as a whole class in a classroom, in small groups in a resource room, or in one-to-one teaching inside or outside a regular classroom. Teaching staff also includes chairpersons of departments whose duties include some amount of teaching, but it does not include non-professional personnel who support teachers in providing instruction to students, such as teachers’ aides and other paraprofessional personnel.

Source Publication:
Education at a Glance, OECD, Paris, 2002, Glossary
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Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics

Created on Thursday, January 30, 2003