Launch of OECD TALIS Results

19th June 2019 6/19/19 10:00-14:30

On Wednesday 19th June 2019 the Education Policy Institute is hosting the launch of the OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).

TALIS is based on data from teachers and headteachers from lower secondary in 48 participating countries. The survey, which was the first internationally comparable perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning, is undertaken every five years and now on its third cycle. The results of the 2018 cycle provide international trend indicators and timely analysis on themes including: school leadership; teachers’ professional practices; teacher education; feedback; development; diversity; school climate; and job satisfaction.

OECD Director of Education, Andreas Schleicher, will present the results from all 48 countries, highlighting the UK’s findings.

A panel discussion will follow the presentation, and Andreas Schleicher will be joined by Michael Davidson (Head of Research at United Learning and former Head of TALIS); Prof. Daniel Muijs (Head of Research at Ofsted and part of the TALIS 2018 Questionnaire Expert Group); Heather McNaughton (Director of Teaching Workforce, Department for Education); and Lucy Kellaway (Co-founder of Now Teach and Teacher at Mossbourne Community Academy), to discuss the significance of these findings for the UK.

The panel will be chaired by EPI Director of School Workforce, James Zuccollo and we will also hear from EPI Executive Director, Natalie Perera.

Twitter users can follow the launch through the hashtag #OECDTALIS.


Following the UK panel, the audience is invited to stay for a global debate facilitated by Education Fast Forward and Microsoft, with panellists from around the world joining via teleconference. 

Speakers include: Ollie Bray, Director and Initiative Lead: Connecting Play & Education at The LEGO Foundation, Denmark; Professor João Costa, Secretary of State of Education for Portugal and Chair of the TALIS Governing Board; Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, US; Gavin Dykes, co-Chair and co-Founder, Education Fast Forward, UK; Ádám Horvath, Director of Division at Center for Digital Pedagogy and Methodology, Digital Success Nonprofit Ltd, Hungary; Shafika Issacs, Independent Digital Learning Specialist and Chair of Telkom Foundation, South Africa; Gun Oker-Blom, Department for Education in Swedish, Finnish National Agency for Education; Professor Okhwa Lee, Professor of Education Chungbuk National University, Korea and member of Education Innovation Committee; Anthony Salcito, Vice President, World-Wide Education, Microsoft, US; Andreas SchleicherMike Thiruman, General Secretary Singapore Teachers’ Union; Dr Kristen Weatherby, Education Consultant and Researcher, formerly at Educate, OECD and Microsoft; and Jim Wynn, co-Chair and co-Founder, Education Fast Forward, UK. 

You can find more information about this debate here.




Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Andreas Schleicher
Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Natalie Perera
Executive Director and Head of Research, Education Policy Institute
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Michael Davidson
Head of Research and Analysis, United Learning
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Lucy Kellaway
Co-founder, Now Teach
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Prof. Daniel Muijs
Head of Research, Ofsted
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
James Zuccollo
Director of School Workforce, Education Policy Institute
Launch of OECD TALIS Results
Heather McNaughton
Director of Teaching Workforce, Department for Education
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