The OECD Secretariat has overall managerial responsibility for TALIS, monitors its implementation on a day-to-day basis, acts as the secretariat for the TALIS Boardof Participating Countries and serves as the interlocutor between the TALIS BPC and the international consortium charged with the implementation of the activities.
General Contact Information | The OECD TALIS Team
General Contact Information
OECD Directorate of Education / TALIS
2 rue André Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The OECD TALIS team
Kristen Weatherby started her career as a teacher of 12-14 year olds in the United States before moving to Microsoft, where she managed components of their worldwide education initiative Partners in Learning. She developed and ran Microsoft’s global Innovative Schools programme, which began in 12 schools and now reaches over 4,000 around the world. Kristen then moved to the United Kingdom to manage all of Microsoft’s education programmes, working with government, teachers and schools to help integrate ICT into teaching and learning.
She has a Masters degree in Education from the University of Michigan and is currently pursuing a PhD from the University of London’s Institute of Education.
Tel: +(33) 1 45 24 13 58
Julie Bélanger is a Canadian national who has joined the TALIS team as an analyst in February 2010. Before joining the OECD, she was a Senior Research Analyst at the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), a Canadian non-profit organisation whose mandate is to promote and conduct research to improve lifelong learning in Canada. During her time at CCL, she worked on the design and analysis of an annual national survey on learning and worked with provincial governments on a variety of projects focussing on educational issues such as large-scale secondary school reform, educational programmes for students with special needs, and work and learning programmes in higher education. She also worked as a university instructor teaching undergraduate classes in research methods, basic statistics and psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
She has a doctoral degree in developmental psychology from the University of British Columbia and is fluently bilingual in French and English.
Tel: +(33) 1 45 24 91 93
Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2008) data