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A Discussion with Andreas Schleicher

A Discussion with Andreas SchleicherA Discussion with Andreas Schleicher

Note: Between June 13-16, Andreas Schleicher will be fielding your questions on the board about the topics raised in the two interviews below, or any other area you wish to discuss. If you have a question, leave it as a reply below.

Dr. Andreas Schleicher is special adviser on education policy to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s secretary-general. As head of OECD’s programs on indicators and analysis in the Directorate for Education, he is also responsible for the development and analysis of benchmarks on the performance of education systems and on the impact of knowledge and skills on economic and social outcomes.

In this portion of the interview, Schleicher sits down with EWA’s Dale Mezzacappa to discuss how other countries approach tough teaching assignments (0:01), what unionization means outside the United States (2:54), and what other countries can learn from this country (6:20).

And in this segment, Schleicher discusses how other countries approach tough teaching assignments (0:01), what unionization means outside the United States (2:54), and what other countries can learn from this country (6:20).

This interview was recorded at EWA’s 64th National Seminar in April 2011 and was made possible in part by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


This post originally appeared on EWA’s now-defunct online community, EdMedia Commons. Old content from EMC will appear in the Ed Beat archives.