THe Need for Teacher training


Teacher Qualification in Haiti

  • 50 percent of public sector teachers in Haiti lack basic qualifications
  • 80 percent of teachers have not received any pre-service training
  • 25 percent of Haitian educators have not gone past secondary school

Schools in Haiti

  • More than 85 percent of primary schools are privately run
  • Most schools are not registered
  • Most schools receive minimal government oversight

Students in Haiti

  • Primary school enrollment is 75 percent
  • An average Haitian, 25 years or older, has less than 5 years of schooling
  • 75 percent of children at the end of first grade and 50 percent of children finishing second grade can’t read a single word

*All facts from USAID 2016 Report

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