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9:00 - 9:30: Registration and coffee

9:30 - 10:00: Welcome

Andreas Schleicher

Session 1: The OECD and the bigger picture

10:00 - 11:00: Megatrends. Students’ and teachers’ future competencies. Recommendations for educational policy and practice

Speaker: Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD

11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00: Discussion

Moderator: Jørn Skovsgaard, Educational Policy Advisor


12:00 - 13:00

João Costa
Lars Qvortrup

Session 2: How can schools, organizations and research use OECD?

13:00 - 13:20: The Future of Education and Skills 2030

Speaker: Joao Costa, Secretary of State for Education, Portugal

13:20 - 13:40: Teaching to improve equity and outcomes for all

Speaker:  Phoebe Downing, OECD

13:40 - 14:00: Transforming schools to a 21st century focus

Speaker: Lars Qvortrup, Professor, Director, National Centre for School Research (NCS/DPU)

14:00 - 14:30: Discussion

Panel: Joao Costa, Lars Qvortrup and Analyst, OECD

Moderator: Jørn Skovsgaard

Coffee break

14:30 - 15:00

Claus Holm
Dorte Lange

Session 3: How is OECD information used in national education policy and practice?

15:00-15:15: How relates the teachers’ union to OECD recommendations?


Speaker: Dorte Lange, deputy chairman of the Danish Union of Teachers

15:15-15:30: How to support development of the Danish Folkeskole?

Speaker: Henrik Tvarnø, Director, the A.P. Møller Foundation

15:30-16:00: Discussion


Moderator: Jørn Skovsgaard

16:00-16:15: Concluding remarks

Speaker: Claus Holm, Head of Danish School of Education, Aarhus University

Networking and a glass of wine

16:15 - 17:00