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Do Increased Teacher Salaries Mean More Learning?

DO INCREASED TEACHER SALARIES MEAN MORE LEARNING? Most countries have a sizeable education budget, with /0% of that budget covering teacher salaries. With stress on the education system, does it make sense to increase teacher pay? BETTER PAY, BETTER RESULTS? BETTER PAY WILL ATTRACT MORE 10% INCREASE IN TEACHER PAY WOULD PRODUCE PEOPLE INTO THE PROFESSION AND IMPROVE STUDENT PERFORMANCE 5% TO 10% INCREASE IN STUDENT PERFORMANCE Countries that do not Countries with high 5% INCREASE IN THE RELATIVE teacher/student pay teachers well can improve results with smaller dlass sizes ratios can improve results by paying POSITION OF TEACHERS IN THE INCOME DISTRIBUTION WOULD RESULT IN teachers more 5% TO 10% INCREASE IN STUDENT PERFORMANCE AVERAGE TEACHER SALARY FOR 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA IRELAND Primary: $44,245 Lower Secondary: $44,942 Upper Secondary: $44,942 Primary: $52,972 Lower Secondary: $52,972 Upper Secondary: $52,972 AUSTRIA ITALY Primary: $37,306 Lower Secondary: $40,304 Upper Secondary: $41,469 Primary: $30,174 Lower Secondary: $32,859 Upper Secondary: $33,778 BELGIUM (FL.) Primary: $41,605 Lower Secondary: $41,605 Upper Secondary: $53,233 JAPAN Primary: $48,742 Lower Secondary: $48,742 Upper Secondary: $48,742 BELGIUM (FR.) MEXICO Primary: $39,885 Lower Secondary: $39,885 Upper Secondary: $51,195 Primary: $18,420 Lower Secondary: $23,455 CZECH REPUBLIC NETHERLANDS Primary: $29,127 Lower Šecondary: $29,127 Upper Secondary: $31,119 Primary: $44,410 Lower Secondary: $48,818 Upper Secondary: $63,169 DENMARK NEW ZEALAND Primary: $40,322 Lower Secondary: $40,322 Upper Secondary: $49,264 Primary: $37,213 Lower Secondary: $37,213 Upper Secondary: $37,213 ENGLAND NORWAY Primary: $44,507 Lower Secondary: $44,507 Upper Secondary: $44,507 Primary: $36,298 Lower Secondary: $36,298 Upper Secondary: $38,684 FINLAND PORTUGAL Primary: $36,578 Lower Secondary: $39,144 Upper Secondary: $43,040 Primary: $34,876 Lower Secondary: $34,876 Upper Secondary: $34,876 FRANCE REPUBLIC OF KOREA Primary: $31,800 Lower Secondary: $34,179 Upper Secondary: $34,454 Primary: $54,798 Lower Secondary: $54,671 Upper Secondary: $54,671 GERMANY SPAIN Primary: $53,345 Lower Secondary: $57,978 Upper Secondary: $62,372 Primary: $39,912 Lower Secondary: $44,774 Upper Secondary: $45,786 GREECE SWEDEN Primary: $32,107 Lower Secondary: $32,107 Upper Secondary: $32,107 Primary: $31,996 Lower Secondary: $32,799 Upper Secondary: $35,005 HUNGARY SWITZERLAND Primary: $14,515 Lower Secondary: $14,515 Upper Secondary: $18,110 Primary: $54,339 Lower Secondary: $62,183 Upper Secondary: $72,990 ICELAND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Primary: $25,227 Lower Secondary: $25,227 Upper Secondary: $32,251 Primary: $43,633 Lower Secondary: $44,015 Upper Secondary: $43,966 THIS INFORMATION COMES FROM THE 2009 PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSESSMENT (PISA), WITH A TOP SCORE OF 698 POINTS. LITERACY PROFICIENCY REPUBLIC OF KOREA || 539 + FINLAND 536 || 521 || 520 || 515 || 508 | 506 || 503 || 501 || 500 | 500 || 497 || 497 | 496 || 495 || 495 | 494 | 494 || 489 | 486 || 483 || 481 || 478 || 470 NEW ZEALAND JAPAN AUSTRALIA NETHERLANDS BELGIUM NORWAY SWITZERLAND ICELAND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA GERMANY SWEDEN FRANCE IRELAND DENMARK + ENGLAND HUNGARY PORTUGAL ITALY GREECE SPAIN CZECH REPUBLIC AUSTRIA MEXICO 425 COST PER STUDENT VS. LEARNING OUTCOMES BETWEEN 2000 AND 2010: Across the globe, cost per student rose due to: Rising teacher salary Decreasing class sizes Policy changes have yet to show positive learning outcome The Republic of Korea provides top salary to their teachers and has the highest average reading proficiency Mexico pays among the lowest teacher salaries and has the lowest average reading proficiency TEACHER VALUE AND STUDENT OUTCOMES High value-added teachers see student test scores rise immediately Students assigned to high value teachers are: MORE LIKELY TO LESS LIKELY TO Go to college Earn higher incomes Become teenage mothers Save for retirement Having a high value teacher for one year raises a child's cumlative lifetime income by $50,000 Presented by: MasterofArtsinTeaching.net Sources: http://cep.lIse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cp352.pdf http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Pages/teachers-statistics.aspx http://www.oecd.org/ http://obs.rc.fas.harvard.edu/chetty/value_added.html

Do Increased Teacher Salaries Mean More Learning?

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Most countries have a sizeable education budget, with 70% of that budget covering teacher salaries. With stress on the education system, does it make sense to increase teacher pay?

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