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.

New: 2018 TALIS Results (Volume I)

Our new Teaching and Learning International Survey covers about 260,000 teachers in 15,000 schools across 48 countries and economies.

TALIS 2018 Results (Volume I): Teachers and School Leaders as Lifelong Learners, is available now. 


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Teachers' guide

Country notes


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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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New insights on teaching and learning - What to expect from TALIS 2018

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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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

Supporting and guiding novice teachers: Evidence from TALIS 2018

How teachers update their teaching skills to cope with the rapidly changing world

New insights on teaching and learning: Contributions from TALIS 2018


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