Alfonso Echazarra

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

France

Alfonso Echazarra is an analyst in the OECD Directorate of Education and Skills where he currently works in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). He graduated in Political Science and Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid, and obtained a Master's Degree in Social Sciences from Carlos III University and a PhD in Social Statistics from the University of Manchester. In 2012 he was awarded "la Caixa" Prize in Social Sciences for his book Crime in the Neighborhoods: Perceptions and Reactions. As an OECD policy analyst he has written, coordinated or collaborated on the following reports: PISA 2015 Results: Policies and Practices for Successful Schools, Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers, How Teachers Teach and Students Learn, Low-performing students: Why they fall behind and how to help them succeed and several PISA in Focus. Alfonso is originally from Madrid and speaks Spanish, English, French and some German and Italian.

08 October, 03:00 pm - 03:40 pm
TEACHER TALK
Tackling In-Person and Online Bullying In Tomorrow's Schools
On average, about one in five students in OECD countries is the victim of an act of bullying at least a few times a month. How can teachers foster a school culture that helps curb bullying?
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Participating Teachers:
• Christian Williams, STEM Leader, St. Michael’s Primary School, Australia
• Najd Benwahhood, Head of Faculty, Al Khaznah School, UAE
Speakers

Michele Borba

Member of the Board of Directors, Character Education Partnership, Author, Parental Counselor, Micheleborba.com

Moderators

Alfonso Echazarra

France

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills

08 October, 01:00 pm - 01:45 pm
TEACHER TALK
Technology In The Classroom, Today and Tomorrow
Proficiency in Information and communication technology (ICT) is progressively becoming essential for success in life and work. Is technology redefining what is important for students to know and be able to do?
Keywords: Innovation
Participating Teachers:
• Mona Almarzooqe, Teacher, Al Reyada School, UAE
• Paul Solarz, Westgate Elementary School, USA
• Jan Peter aus dem Moore, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, UAE
Moderators

Alfonso Echazarra

France

Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills