Colombia: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Colombia

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 98.03
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2021
 Average 98.09
 Min - Max 94.03 - 100.00
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 2007 to 2021. The average value for Colombia during that period was 98.09 percent with a minimum of 94.03 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 100 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 98.03 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 81 countries is 88.46 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Colombia - Trained teachers in primary education - Recent values chart

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Colombia - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 2007-2021




Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.


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