Date of Event: 29-30 March 2015
Event Holder: OECD, Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (KMK), Education International (EI).
From 3-4 March 2016, Germany will be hosting the 6th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Berlin. Since its inaugural edition in 2011 in New York City, the ISTP has become an important forum for open and constructive exchange on effective teacher policies and practice. It assembles governments and teacher organisations from a number of high-performing and rapidly improving school systems, as certified by recent results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
The 2016 Summit is jointly organised by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (KMK), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Education International (EI), in cooperation with eight German private not-for-profit foundations.
The main theme of the 2016 ISTP will be “Teachers’ professional learning and growth: Creating the conditions to achieve quality teaching for excellent learning outcomes”. The thematic ISTP sessions will address the following questions: