AmsterdamMarch 13-14, 2013
The 2013 International Summit on the Teaching Profession was organized by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in co-operation with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Education International (EI). This year's theme was teacher quality.
The 2013 Summit was hosted in Amsterdam and convened education ministers, national union leaders and accomplished teachers from countries with high performing and rapidly improving educational systems (based on the results of PISA 2009). Participating countries and regions included the following: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, People's Republic of China, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.