Key Messages

Although evidence on effective teacher education is growing, it is far from being clear-cut and conclusive, which makes it challenging for governments to make evidence-informed decisions about policy reform in this field. Below are key messages of the OECD Initial Teacher Preparation (ITP) study’s final report that draws upon international evidence and resources produced by the study.

For a deeper analyses of key challenges identified by the reviews around designing and sustaining ITP systems, as well as suggestions for specific strategies to improve these, download the report “A Flying Start – Improving Initial Teacher Preparation Systemshere.