School teachers are known for being overworked, underpaid and underappreciated in many countries. Some teachers are striking to improve conditions, while others choose to leave the profession altogether. Around 93 countries are facing a teacher shortage, according to a UNESCO study. What can be done to recruit and retain qualified educators? Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Jesse Hagopian @JessedHagopian
High school teacher in Seattle
iamaneducator.com

Tobey Steeves @symphily
Secondary school teacher in Vancouver

Lillian Wamuyu 
Manager, Bridge International Academies
bridgeinternationalacademies.com

Noor Abdullah
Lahore fellow, Teach for Pakistan

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