Meeting the challenges of the 21st Century means that schools must be empowered to play a more central and active role in leading improvements in education.
To support this, Schools+ will bring together major education networks to put schools at the centre of education design. Schools+ participants will unite around three core objectives:
What will Schools+ achieve?
As a ‘network of networks’, Schools+ will bring together education experts, school leaders and teachers from across the globe to respond to common challenges and inspire advances in classrooms, schools and policies.
During 2023 and 2024, Schools+ participating networks will join forces to examine new approaches to classroom practice and will:
Who are the participants?
Participants in Schools+ will consist of large education networks and organisations. This can include governments, teachers, teacher and school leader representative organisations, existing school networks, evidence brokerage organisations, and organisations supporting education development such as philanthropic foundations and international organisations. Participants will include countries and organisations in both developed and developing economies.
Participants will be united by common interests and activities, including:
On 22 May, join us for Schools as drivers of innovation, the launch event of the OECD Schools+ Network. This new network will connect inspiring schools and organisations around the world, as they share and scale new approaches and positive changes in education. During the interactive panel discussions, schools experts, leading thinkers and innovators will be coming together to explore:
To register for the meeting and see the agenda, visit here.
The work of Schools+ is being guided by an informal Advisory Group consisting of founding participants, notably the representatives of Education International, the International Confederation of Principals, the European School Heads Association, SUMMA, UNESCO, the Governments of France and Portugal and the Jacobs and LEGO Foundations.
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For inquiries, interviews, and to learn more, contact:
Anna PONS, Analyst and Project Manager
+33 1 45 24 91 87