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Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, delivered at the 2013 Ministerial Summit on the Teaching Profession
14 March 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Huffington Post - What Makes a Great Teacher - and Who Gets to Decide?
Andreas Schleicher, Special Advisor on Education Policy, OECD
Tomorrow, education ministers and union leaders from the world's top performing education systems will meet to discuss approaches towards teacher appraisal. Most of us have been lucky enough to have had at least one great teacher in our lifetime. But what makes a teacher great? And who gets to decide? Students? Parents? Fellow teachers? Principals?
Three commitments U.S. Ed Dept. made at teaching summit
The Washington Post (March 15, 2013)
The U.S. Education Department delegation to the International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Amsterdam just committed to three new initiatives involving teacher evaluation, the Common Core State Standards and equity in education.
On the occasion of the International Teacher’s Summit, the OECD educationtoday blog will feature a special series of blogs on the summit.
A class act: giving teachers feedback
Lessons in culture - OECD Insights Blog
Stroll through most cities and you’ll see memorials to all sorts of human achievement – from victory in war to brilliance in the lab. But how about success in an exam? Yes, even that has been commemorated. Tucked away in obscure corners of China, you can still sometimes find archways and stone tablets celebrating the fact that a local man once, a long time ago, passed the fiercely competitive Imperial Examination.
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