Teacher Perceptions & Practices

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The most recent PREAL Policy Brief "Teacher Perceptions and Practices Around the World. Analyzing the TALIS results from a Latin American perspective" examines the results of the second version of the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey. The survey focuses on the processes of teaching and learning, regarded from the perspective of teachers in the areas of professional development, appraisal and schools feedback practices, teaching practices, self-efficacy, value of the teaching profession, and job satisfaction.

The policy brief compares the perceptions of teachers in all three Latin American countries involved – Brazil, Chile, and Mexico – with the perspectives of teachers in countries with educational systems recognized as successful, identifying strengths and challenges of the teaching profession in the region. PREAL Policy Briefs provide nontechnical overviews of key education policy topics.

Belén Cumsille is a Program Associate with the Inter-American Dialogue's Education Program. 

Download the complete policy brief below. 


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