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This Guidance Note provides a suggested framework for compensating teachers in fragile states, situations of displacement, and post-crisis recovery situations where teachers are often underpaid or not paid at all. It focuses on how to develop coordinating policies regarding teacher compensation, how to develop appropriate systems for managing the financial aspects of teacher payment, and how to provide complementary forms of teacher motivation and support to ensure teacher well-being. This document is intended for education program managers working in fragile states, situations of displacement and post-crisis recovery, and education authorities within the government.