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Teaching makes a difference - Leighton Andrews, 2 February 2011

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In November 2009 132 schools took part in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) assessments in Wales; the results are published today.
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Leighton Andrews
The Minister for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning gave an address entitled ‘Teaching makes a difference’ on Wednesday 2 February 2011 at the Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Location of Event: Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

Date of Event: 02/02/2011

The speech focused on teaching, learning, accountability and collaboration. It also covered the challenges facing us, which included the PISA results, and how we should address these challenges.

Short video clips of the Minister's speech ' Teaching makes a difference' can be accessed below:

Video (YouTube.com)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 1 - Setting the scene  (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 2 - Facing the challenge (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 3 - Facing the challenge (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 4 - The way forward (external link)

Video (TeacherTube.com)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 1 - Setting the scene  (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 2 - Facing the challenge (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 3 - Facing the challenge (external link)

Teaching makes a difference: Part 4 - The way forward (external link)

Presentations

Teaching makes a difference [.ppt 294KB]

PISA Results 2009 [.ppt 1.66MB]

The full statement and speech can be accessed below.