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Name: Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
Country: International Organizations
Subject(s): Teachers
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1966-10-05
Entry into force:
ISN: ORG-1966-IA-67113
Bibliography: Text in English Text in English Records of the General Conference (14th Session), UNESCO, 389 p. (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2009-10-05)
Texte en français Texte en français Actes de la Conferénce générale (14 session), UNESCO (consulted on 2004-04)
Abstract/Citation: Defines teachers as those persons who are responsible for the education of pupils. Establishes certain guiding principles as well as educational objectives and policies in considering the status of teachers in private and public schools up to the completion of secondary stage of education. Details a plan of preparation for the profession and recognizes the importance of further education for teachers. Outlines working conditions and rights of teachers in educational institutions. Recognizes that all teachers, regardless of the type of school in which they serve, should enjoy the same or similar social security protection, including medical care, sickness benefit, employment injury benefit, old-age benefit, invalidity benefit and survivor's benefit.

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