TALIS - The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey

The Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) asks teachers and school leaders about working conditions and learning environments at their schools to help countries face diverse challenges.

Areas of Work

TALIS provides analysis that helps countries identify others facing similar challenges and learn about their policies.

The Initial Teacher Preparation (ITP) Study provides policy makers and practitioners with examples of effective and innovative policies to improve ITP systems.

The TALIS Video Study asks teachers and principals about teaching and learning conditions that research tells us improve teaching.

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Featured Data

Gaps in feelings of preparedness between new and experienced teachers


Source: OECD (2017), "Do new teachers feel prepared for teaching?", Teaching in Focus, No. 17

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Teaching in Focus

Changing interests and sustained knowledge in the TALIS 2018 framework

Teaching students with special needs: Are teachers well-prepared?

Who wants to become a teacher and why?


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