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  • The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) - 2013 Results

    How can countries prepare teachers to face the diverse challenges in today’s schools? TALIS helps answer this question by asking teachers and school leaders about their working conditions and the learning environments at their schools.

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  • PISA for Development

    Through our PISA for Development project, adapted survey instruments will be developed to allow developing countries to assess 15-year-olds' skills in the key subjects of reading, math and science, while at the same time providing countries with an opportunity to build their capacity to manage student assessment and improve their school systems.

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  • PISA-based Test for Schools

    The PISA-based Test for Schools is a student assessment tool geared for use by schools and networks of schools to support research, benchmarking and school improvement efforts.

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The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence

The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence tries to determine why 15-year-old boys are more likely than girls, on average, to be overall low achievers, and why high-performing 15-year-old girls underachieve in mathematics, science and problem solving compared to high-achieving boys. As the evidence in the report makes clear, gender disparities in school performance stem from students’ attitudes towards learning and their behaviour in school, from how they choose to spend their leisure time, and from the confidence they have – or do not have – in their own abilities as students.

  • The archived webinar with Andreas Schleicher presenting the results from  The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence is now available.

TALIS 2013 Results - An International Perspective on Teaching and Learning

The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) aims to provide valid, timely and comparable information to help countries review and define policies for developing a high-quality teaching profession. It is an opportunity for teachers and school leaders to provide input into educational policy analysis and development in key areas. Themes explored include professional development, school leadership, teaching practices, school climate, appraisal and feedback, job satisfaction and teacher profiles.

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New Insights from TALIS 2013 - Teaching and Learning in Primary and Upper Secondary Education

This report offers a broader view of teachers and school principals across all levels of compulsory education, and all the similarities and differences in the issues they are facing.

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PISA 2012 Results: Students and Money (Volume VI) - Financial Literacy Skills for the 21st Century

This sixth volume of PISA 2012 results examines 15-year-old students’ performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies that participated in this optional assessment. Published 9 July 2014

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More reports and papers

How Sweden’s school system can regain its old strength
Andreas Schleicher | May 4

Literacy for life
Andreas Schleicher | April 14

A mini-milestone for PISA in Focus
Marilyn Achiron | April 14

Gender equality in education
Tracey Burns | April 7

PISA for Development
Erik Solheim | March 31

Education will fortify Indonesia's future
Andreas Schleicher | March 25

 
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Sweden should urgently reform its school system to improve quality and equity

Improving Schools in Sweden: An OECD Perspective

PISA in Focus No. 50: Do teacher-student relations affect students' well-being at school?

International Summit on the Teaching Profession - Archived webinar with Andreas Schleicher, Director of the Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD

International Summit on the Teaching Profession (29-30 March 2015 Banff, Alberta, Canada)

Press: Indonesia should accelerate reforms and invest in human capital to ensure sustainable and inclusive growth

Education in Indonesia: Rising to the Challenge

Teaching in Focus No. 10 - Embedding professional development in schools for teacher success

Early gender gaps drive career choices and employment opportunities, says OECD

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