Lesotho: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Lesotho

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 86.53
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1999 - 2016
 Average 70.01
 Min - Max 57.02 - 86.53
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1999 to 2016. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 70.01 percent with a minimum of 57.02 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 86.53 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 86.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 83 countries is 88.21 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Trained teachers in primary education - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 1999-2016




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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