Prof. Andreas Schleicher

Prof. Andreas Schleicher

University of Heidelberg, Germany

Head, Indicators and Analysis Division

Education Directorate, OECD

Honorary Professor, the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD’s Secretary-General

  • Provides strategic oversight over OECD’s work on the development and utilisation of skills and their social and economic outcomes; this 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, he was Director for Analysis at the International Association for Educational Achievement (IEA)
  • 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”.
  • Holds an honorary Professorship at the University of Heidelberg
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