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Improving Teacher Quality Around the World: the International Summit on the Teaching Profession (Free download)
The International Summit on the Teaching Profession, which was hosted by US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and convened education ministers, master teachers, national union leaders, and education organization leaders from countries with high performing and rapidly improving educational systems. The purpose of the summit was to identify best practices worldwide that strengthen the teaching profession and raise student achievement. .
Participants engaged in a discussion on the vital role teachers play in advancing progressive, sustainable education reform. The summit discussions and emerging lessons from around the world were released in a report titled “Improving Teacher Quality Around the World: The International Summit on the Teaching Profession.” The report was authored by Asia Society’s Senior Advisor for Education Vivien Stewart on behalf of the Summit’s partner organizations.
Free download can be found here: http://asiasociety.org/node/11990
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