Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS): FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

All correspondence and publications relating to the Scottish government's links to the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), including but not limited to any approach from the OECD offering participation in TALIS, any discussion among ministers and officials about participating in TALIS and any outside representations inquiring about Scotland's membership of TALIS. You also requested all documents and correspondence explaining the decision to apply or withdraw? You also sought confirmation f the SG have applied to join TALIS 2024 and if they will SG join TALIS 2030?


I attach a copy of most of the information you requested. An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA applies to the redaction of personal information of staff names.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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