Karine Tremblay is a Senior Analyst of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, where she has been since 2001. She has led OECD work on teachers, teaching and learning since September2014, including the TALIS survey, the TALIS video study of teaching practices, the Initial Teacher Preparation study, and annual meetings of the International Summit of the Teaching Profession. Previously, she worked on higher education (2006-2014), first as an Analyst on the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education, then managing the Feasibility Study for an Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO). Before that, she led the World Education Indicators programme and has been working and writing on student mobility, the impact of education on economic growth, the development of a survey of primary schools in developing countries and comparative education trends in Europe, China and India. She holds a PhD in Development Economics from Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris where she also lectured. She aspires to support teachers in meeting the increasingly complex demands of teaching in the 21st Century, by strengthening the evidence on the constraints faced by teachers and effective levers to support the profession.
Senior Analyst and Deputy Head of Early Childhood and Schools Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills