Teacher incentives in South Africa: a theoretical investigation of the possibilities

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP07/2014
 
Publication date: 2014
 
Author(s):
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, University of Stellenbosch)
 
Abstract:

This paper investigates different theoretical models of incentives for teachers in education. It highlights key characteristics likely to render incentives successful in encouraging productive behaviour, provides evidence of where these systems have been successfully and unsuccessfully implemented internationally and the likelihood of successful implementation of teacher incentive programmes in South Africa.

 
JEL Classification:

I2; J5

Keywords:

incentives, teachers

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