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.

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2018 TALIS Results: Teachers and School Leaders as Lifelong Learners and Valued Professionals


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.


Featured data


Note: Statistically significant differences between education levels are marked in darker tones.

Source: OECD (2021), Teachers Getting the Best out of Their Students: From Primary to Upper Secondary Education, TALIS,

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How teachers learn

Read our new brochure, "How Teachers Learn: An OECD Perspective", prepared for the G7 ministerial meeting on education (4 July, 2019).

Teaching in Focus

Building teachers’ well-being from primary to upper secondary education

Supporting teachers’ use of ICT in upper secondary classrooms during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting students with special needs: A policy priority for primary education


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