International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2022: Governments and teachers’ unions working together for an equity driven public education

published 12 May 2022 updated 10 June 2022

Convened by Education International and the OECD, the International Summit on the Teaching Profession brings together governments and education unions in OECD countries in order to strengthen and support an informed and honest policy dialogue between and among elected representatives of the teaching profession and national government authorities.

Hosted by Spain, the 2022 edition took place on 11-13 May and focused on an inclusive and equitable educational recovery in the context of the Covid-19 crisis. This year’s themes included the role of digital technologies in supporting educational excellence for all, as well as the role of teachers in securing a sustainable future.

Watch the Summit closing session below.

Watch the Summit press conference below.

Watch the Summit opening remarks below.

Read the opinion piece about the ISTP by Education International's General Secretary, David Edwards, here.