South Korea: Trained teachers in primary education

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 South Korea

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 100.00
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 100.00
 Min - Max 100.00 - 100.00
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2000 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 100 percent with a minimum of 100 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 100 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 100 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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South Korea - Trained teachers in primary education - Recent values chart

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South Korea - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 2000-2021




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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