TALIS is the OECD’s (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Teaching and Learning International Survey which provides internationally comparative perspective on conditions of teaching and learning.
TALIS collects data on the learning environment and the working conditions of teachers in schools across the world with the aim to provide valid, timely and comparable information from the perspective of practitioners in schools. Cross-country analysis from TALIS enables countries to identify other countries facing similar challenges and to learn from other policy approaches to develop a high-quality teaching profession. The survey is good opportunity for teachers and school leaders to provide input to policy-making process in education field by expressing their opinion.
Estonia has participated in all TALIS surveys. First survey was conducted in 2008, when 24 countries participated. In 2013, 34 countries participated. TALIS 2018 was conducted with 48 participating countries, results will be published in 2019.