Improving teacher management and professional development: A survey of the policy landscape in Rwanda

  • An important policy question in Rwanda is how can schools attract, motivate, develop, and retain skilled teachers who will deliver positive learning outcomes.
  • The centralisation of the hiring and teacher allocation process, proposed to take place in the 2018/19 school years, provides an opportunity to address the challenges associated with this policy question.
  • This brief highlights three policy ideas with the possibility to deliver large gains relative to their costs to improve the management and professional development of teachers in Rwanda.