Glossary

Qualified teacher: A qualified teacher is one who possesses the minimum academic qualifications required in teacher education (pre- and in-service) to teach at a given level of education, in accordance with national policy or law.UNESCO

Quality education: Standards of an education that ensures: (a) a welcoming, safe and inclusive learning environment; (b) competent and well-trained teachers; (c) an appropriate, understandable and relevant curriculum; (d) sufficient and relevant materials for learning; (e) participatory methods and learning processes that respect the dignity of the student; (f) appropriate class sizes and adequate teacher-student ratios; and (g) emphasis on recreation, play, sports and creative activities, in addition to literacy, numeracy, and life skills.INEE