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Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor 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, he supports the Secretary-General with analysis and policy advice to advance economic and social progress, provides strategic and managerial oversight of the Directorate’s 170 staff, and guides major programs such as include 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). He also co-ordinates OECD’s Cross-Directorate Skills Strategy. Before joining the OECD, he 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 author of numerous publications and 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. He advised Ministers in over 50 countries and served on numerous committees, including the UNESCO Steering Committee for the post-2015 sustainable development goals, the Common Core Standards Validation Group of the United States National Governors Association, the Advisory Board on Education of the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Governing Board of ‘Teach for All’ and the Advisory Board of ‘Teach First’, the Advisory Board for the Centre for Comparative and International Studies of the National Institute for Education in Singapore, the Advisory Board ‘Global Cities Network’ in the United States, the Governing Board of the UNESCO Global Monitoring Report, the Steering Committee of the UNESCO Education for All programme, and the Advisory Board for the central examination system of the Minister of Education in Nordrhein Westfalia.

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