International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2017 to take place in Edinburgh

Education ministers from around the globe will meet in Scotland for the ‘International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2017’.

The summit takes place from 29-31 March 2017 in Edinburgh and is the first time the UK has hosted the event.

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 practices.

The 2017 Summit is jointly organised by the UK and Scottish Government, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Education International.

The theme for 2017 is ‘empowering and enabling teachers to deliver greater equity and improved outcomes for all.

For more information visit and follow the event at @ISTP17

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