Teaching and learning international survey (TALIS)

TALIS is the international survey that offers an opportunity for teachers and school leaders to have their say in 6 areas:

  • Learning environment
  • Appraisal and feedback
  • Teaching practices and classroom environment
  • Development and support
  • School leadership
  • Self-efficacy and job satisfaction

The TALIS project conducted surveys in 2008 and 2013. Visit the TALIS website for details on upcoming surveys.

Data creator


Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Geographic coverage

International: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Malta, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Turkey

Time period

Within participating countries, schools as well as teachers within schools, were randomly selected to take part in TALIS. For each country - except for smaller countries - some 200 schools and 20 teachers within each of these schools were sampled


IEA Data Processing and Research Center

Extent of file

2 data files (4,268 and 72,190 logical records) & accompanying documentation (user guide, questionnaires, and SPSS syntax files)



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