Definition: Percentage of students whose teachers have received in-service training in the past 12 months.
Teachers’ Professional Development: It is defined as activities that develop an individual’s skills, knowledge, expertise and other characteristics as a teacher. Professional development is generally defined locally in the teacher questionnaire. How it is described varies by questionnaire and includes workshops, seminars, formal qualification programmes, observation visits, reading professional literature, among others.
Source: Estimates calculated by the UIS using cross-national learning assessment and estimates reported by the OECD based on TALIS data. The cross-national learning assessments estimates include LLECE 2013, PASEC 2014, PISA 2018, TIMSS 2015.
Methodology: SEE LINK.