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US Release of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)


Friday, June 27, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future (NCTAF)
The OECD TALIS Survey asked teachers and school leaders in 34 countries – including the United States – about the conditions that contribute to the learning environments in their schools, such as initial teacher education and professional development; what sort of appraisal and feedback teachers get; the school climate; school leadership; and teachers’ instructional beliefs and pedagogical practices. The findings give a peek into classrooms around the world and in the United States and provide powerful information about what supports effective teaching. 
OECD and NCTAF are pleased to present the findings and, along with key partners, lead a discussion about how teachers can use these data to help improve teaching and learning in the United States. 

Featuring Keynote Speakers: 

Andreas Schleicher, Director to the Directorate of Education and Skills at OECD  

Linda Darling-Hammond, NCTAF Commissioner and Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education:


Donna Chiera, Chair of AFT Teacher Policy Council and President of AFT New Jersey State Federation

Deborah S. Delisle, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education 

Segun Eubanks, Director of Teacher Quality, National Education Association

Christine Handy-Collins, Principal, Gaithersburg High School and 2006 Maryland Principal of the Year

Stephanie Hirsh, Executive Director, Learning Forward

Sunila Varghese, National Board Certified Science Teacher, Interdisciplinary Team Leader Robert Frost Middle School

Moderated by Anthony Rebora, Managing Editor, Education Week Teacher


For up to date information, visit www.nctaf.org/talis. Join in the conversation by following the organizers on Twitter @NCTAF and @OECD_Edu and tweeting #OECDTALIS. 

Please send event questions to kburke@nctaf.org and media inquiries to karen@cheekscommunications.com.

Have questions about US Release of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)? Contact NCTAF & OECD

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National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045

Friday, June 27, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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