Teachers earn above OECD average

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than the OECD average and fare well in international league tables, according to new figures.

16th September, 2006

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than the OECD average and fare well in international league tables, according to new figures.

In general, Irish teachers are paid more than their counterparts in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland, as well as other European countries such as France, Britain and Italy. The figures, contained in the OECD’s annual Education At A Glance fact-book published last week, are adjusted to account for relative purchasing power in each country....

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