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Recommendations for Restructuring and Increasing Local Teachers' Salaries

Majeda Malawi
September 25, 2015

Participants at the education conference Creating a Culture of Excellence in the Classroom, which was organized by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research and concluded yesterday in Abu Dhabi, recommended a restructuring of and an increase in local teachers' salaries that is in line with the rising cost of living.

Such changes would work to strengthen teachers’ reputation, prestige, respect, and appreciation in the community. These changes would also help to develop an ambitious plan of functional upgrades that would fulfill the teachers’ aspirations regarding the promotion and provision of sufficient professional development training for new teachers, and this would ensure the development of teacher performance and motivate children, particularly males, to join the teaching profession.

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