Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education and Skills OECD
Friday July 17th 10.00 – 11.30
On Friday July 17th the FED will host Andreas Schleicher Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills at the OECD for an open conversation and discussion. For further information about this event and for details of how you join this conversation visit FedSpace.
Following the success of our recent series of Virtual Round Table events, the FED are creating a further opportunity to examine some International comparisons which can shed further light on how a positive future for education might be developed at this time of great change.
Andreas will be ‘in conversation with’ Dr Karen Edge. Karen is currently a Reader in Educational Leadership at UCL Institute of Education and recently served as Pro-Vice Provost (International) at University College London.
Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.
As a key member of the OECD Senior Management team, Mr. Schleicher supports the Secretary-General’s strategy to produce analysis and policy advice that advances economic growth and social progress. He promotes the work of the Directorate for Education and Skills on a global stage and fosters co-operation both within and outside the OECD. In addition to policy and country reviews, the work of the Directorate includes the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), and the development and analysis of benchmarks on the performance of education systems (INES).
Before joining the OECD, Mr. Schleicher was Director for Analysis at the International Association for Educational Achievement (IEA). He studied Physics in Germany and received a degree in Mathematics and Statistics in Australia. He is the recipient of numerous honours and awards, including the “Theodor Heuss” prize, awarded in the name of the first president of the Federal Republic of Germany for “exemplary democratic engagement”. He holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Heidelberg.